Cirrhosis (Primary Biliary); Cirrhosis of the Liver; Liver Cirrhosis
A type of chronic, progressive liver disease in which liver cells are replaced by scar tissue.
Bleeding esophageal varices as related to Cirrhosis
- Bleeding esophageal varices : MedlinePlus Medical …
Scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver is the most common cause of esophageal varices. This scarring cuts down on blood flowing through the liver. As a result, more blood ...
- Esophageal varices - Wikipedia
In medicine (gastroenterology), esophageal varices (or oesophageal varices) are extremely dilated sub-mucosal veins in the lower third of the esophagus.
- Bleeding Esophageal Varices - Healthline
Bleeding esophageal varices occur when swollen veins (varices) in your lower esophagus rupture and bleed. The esophagus is the muscular tube that connects your …
- Bleeding Esophageal Varices - endoatlas.com
Bleeding Esophageal Varices. Spurting esophageal varix in a 78 year-old man with portal hypertension caused by colon cancer metastatic to liver.
- Cirrhosis Complications: Variceal Bleeding-Topic Overview
In people who have cirrhosis, high blood pressure in the veins that carry blood from the intestines to the liver (portal hypertension) causes many problems. One ...
- Bleeding Varices Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments - WebMD
WebMD explains bleeding varices, a potentially fatal complication of liver damage and portal hypertension.
- Esophageal Varices -- Stigmata of Bleeding
Esophageal Varices -- Stigmata of Bleeding. Left: Protruding vessel on a large esophageal varix in a patient with cirrhosis who presented with hematemesis …
- MedicineNet - Bleeding Esophageal Varices
Bleeding varices is a condition where the blood vessels in the esophagus or stomach dilate. Symptoms include vomiting blood, low blood pressure, black, tarry, blood ...
- Bleeding Varices | definition of Bleeding Varices by ...
Bleeding Varices Definition. Bleeding varices are bleeding, dilated (swollen) veins in the esophagus (gullet), or the upper part of the stomach, caused by liver disease