Oesophageal varices, portal hypertensive gastropathy and spontaneous Sub-arachnoid haemorrhage in a case of liver cirrhosis diagnosed on autopsy.

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Luv Sharma http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7606-0646 Naveen Sharma Pardeep Yadav Mahender Singh


Alcohol remains one of the most abused substances worldwide. Studies over the years have attributed chronic alcoholism as a major risk factor to liver cirrhosis. Patients with liver cirrhosis develop portal hypertension which put them at a higher risk of having esophageal varices and other associated complications. The authors present a case of a chronic alcoholic male individual who developed cirrhosis along with other less reported complications like sub-arachnoid hemorrhage and portal hypertensive gastropathy. The paper also profiles various changes associated with esophageal varices as observed during autopsy examination.


Keywords: Variceal bleeding, portal hypertension, sub arachnoid haemorrhage, portal hypertensive gastropathy

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SHARMA, Luv et al. Oesophageal varices, portal hypertensive gastropathy and spontaneous Sub-arachnoid haemorrhage in a case of liver cirrhosis diagnosed on autopsy.. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 3, mar. 2021. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/2320>. Date accessed: 04 june 2023. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v9i3.2320.
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