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Gastro Intestinal System

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A 7 year old girl from Bihar presented with three episodes of massive hematemesis and melena. There is no history of jaundice, On examination she had a large spleen, non palpable liver and mild ascites, Portal vein was not visualized on ultrasonography Liver function tests were normal and endoscopy revealed esophageal varices, The most likely diagnosis is (AIIMS May 2014)



A Kala-azar with portal hypertension

B Portal hypertension of unknown etiology

C Chronic liver disease with portal hypertension

D Portal hypertension due to extrahepatic obstruction

Ans. D

[Portal hypertension due to extra hepatic obstruction]

Most common causes of portal hypertension in children is extrahepatic obstruction

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