Portal Hypertention

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Portal Hypertention is a medical condition, in which abnormally high blood pressure in the large vein, called portal vein, delivers blood from the person’s intestine to the liver. Portal Hypertention frequently enlarges the spleen. Fluid can leak out of the person’s liver and distend the cavity of abdomen (ascites). Varicose veins in the lining of […]

Gaucher’s Disease

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Gaucher’s disease is a medical hereditary condition leading to a fat metabolism product: glucocerebrosides accumulation. The genetic defect that results in Gaucher’s Disease is recessive; an affected individual must inherit 2 defected genes to progress symptoms. The Gaucher’s Disease leads to a brownish skin pigmentation and enlargement of the spleen or liver. Glucocerebrosides accumulation in […]

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