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The Pathology of Schistosomiasis

  • Masayoshi Kage
  • Toshiro Nakashima

Abstract

Schistosomiasis japonica is an endemic disease in Japan [1], and, in addition to idiopathic portal hypertension (IPH) [2,3], is one of the acknowledged diseases which may result in noncirrhotic portal hypertension. Hemodynamic studies also suggest a presinusoid portal block, demonstrating a large gradient between portal venous pressure and wedged hepatic vein pressure.

Keywords

Portal Vein Portal Hypertension Portal Tract Portal Branch Idiopathic Portal Hypertension 
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© Springer Japan 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Masayoshi Kage
    • 1
  • Toshiro Nakashima
    • 2
  1. 1.First Department of PathologyKurume University School of MedicineKurume, 830Japan
  2. 2.Research InstituteKoga HospitalKurume, 830Japan

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