Banti's syndrome

[ băntēz, bän- ]

n.

Chronic congestive enlargement of the spleen that occurs primarily in children following hypertension in the portal or splenic veins and is characterized by anemia, splenomegaly, ascites, jaundice, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, and gastrointestinal bleeding.Banti's disease splenic anemia

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