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Portal hypertension


* Not a rare disease
Other Names for this Disease
  • Hypertension, Portal
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What is the incidence and prevalence of portal hypertension?

The total incidence and prevalence of portal hypertension is not known.[1][2] It has been reported, however, that in the United States 2000 per 100,000 people have liver cirrhosis[1] and that more than 90% of individuals with cirrhosis develop portal hypertension.[2]

Last updated: 2/3/2012