Splenorenal shunt

A splenorenal shunt refers to an abnormal collateral porto-systemic comminucation between the splenic vein and left renal vein. It is one of the features of portal hypertension.

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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Splenorenal shunts
  • Spleno-renal collarals
  • Splenorenal shunting

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