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BANTI'S DISEASE

Chronic congestive splenomegaly that occurs primarily in children as a sequel to hypertension in the portal or splenic veins, generally as a result of thrombosis of the veins; anaemia, splenomegaly, and irregular episodes of gastrointestinal bleeding are generally observed, with ascites, jaundice, leukopenia, and thrombocytopenia developing in different conbinations. Synonym: Banti's malady, splenic anaemia.
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