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Liver Disease in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
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Living-Donor Liver Transplantaion Detailed
The Liver - In Detail
Caput Medusae Portal hypertension results from the abnormal blood flow pattern in liver created by cirrhosis. The increased pressure is transmitted to collateral venous channels. Sometimes these venous collaterals are dilated. Seen here is "caput medusae" which consists of dilated veins seen on the abdomen of a patient with cirrhosis of the liver