In medicine (gastroenterology), esophageal varices are extreme dilations of sub-mucosal veins in the mucosa of the esophagus in diseases featuring portal hypertension, secondary to cirrhosis primarily.
Find information about this disorder and gives a definition, its causes, incidence, and risk factors.
Explains what varices are, the symptoms, causes, therapies, and treatment procedures for this condition related to advanced liver disease.
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Learn about symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
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