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WMJ. 2007 Feb;106(1):34-6.

Intrahepatic portal hypertension secondary to metastatic carcinoma of the prostate.

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  • 1Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W WisconsinAve, Milwaukee, WI, USA.

Abstract

While the liver is a common site of metastasis, tumor metastases are not a common cause of portal hypertension. We report a case of a patient with symptomatic portal hypertension due to diffuse metastatic prostate carcinoma infiltration of liver parenchyma that was not appreciated with routine imaging.

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