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Hypoplasia of the right hepatic lobe and portal hypertension A forty years follow-up


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In 1960, hepatosplenomegaly was discovered in fiveyear old girl. Diagnosis of juvenile cirrhosis was put forward by an eminent french consultant. To confirm the diagnosis, laparoscopy and splenoportography were done in 1962 ; normal bulging liver without edge, nonvisualised gallbladder and enlarged spleen were noticed. The splenoportography showed a portal vein rising to the upper right diaphragm and irrigating the liver down below. Splenic pressure was 17.6 mm Hg and hepatic veins gradient was 4 mm Hg. Oral cholecystography revealed a supra-hepatic gallbladder. The only biological abnormality was a low platelet count. In 1964, while in Brussels for a G.I. meeting, Prof. Dame Sheila Sherlock kindly agreed to examine the child and, thereafter, discussed with Dr Hans Popper on an eventual preventive spleno-renal shunt. Dr Popper.... [Product Details...]