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Pulmonary complications of cirrhosis

There are several pulmonary complications that can arise in the setting of cirrhosis.

These include


The development of portal hypertension is fundamental in the pathogenesis of each of these disorders. For detailed pathology, refer to specific sub articles.

Clinical presentation

Dyspnea and arterial hypoxemia are the most common symptoms.

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