* Not a rare disease
Other Names for this Disease
- Hypertension, Portal
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The total incidence and prevalence of portal hypertension is not known. It has been reported, however, that in the United States 2000 per 100,000 people have liver cirrhosis and that more than 90% of individuals with cirrhosis develop portal hypertension.
Last updated: 2/3/2012
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