Hepatic Disease in Patients With HIV

  • Author: Mark S. Sulkowski, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD; Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 11/13/21 (What's New)

Summary

  • Rates of noncirrhotic portal hypertension have ranged from 1%[Maida 2006] to 8% of patients with HIV[Mallet 2007]
  • No single etiology or characteristic histologic finding has been identified to explain noncirrhotic portal hypertension in patients with HIV without HBV or HCV infection

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