Abdominal wall varices
DefinitionThis section has been translated automatically.
Dilatation of the abdominal skin veins, especially the paraumbilical veins.
Occurrence/EpidemiologyThis section has been translated automatically.
In cases of liver cirrhosis (usually discreet), Budd-Chiari syndrome, pelvic vein thrombosis.
EtiopathogenesisThis section has been translated automatically.
Bypass circulation via the paraumbilical veins in cases of venous congestion in the portal vein area due to portal hypertension.
Clinical featuresThis section has been translated automatically.
Clear vein pattern and dilatation of the epifascial and subcutaneous abdominal veins.
Outgoing links (1)Pelvic vein thrombosis;
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