banti's syndrome

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Banti's syndrome Ban·ti's syndrome (bām'tēz, bän'-)
n.
Chronic congestive enlargement of the spleen that occurs primarily in children following hypertension in the portal or splenic veins and is characterized by anemia, splenomegaly, ascites, jaundice, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, and gastrointestinal bleeding. Also called Banti's disease, splenic anemia.

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banti's syndrome

noun
a disease characterized by congestion and enlargement of the spleen; accompanied by anemia or cirrhosis [syn: Banti's disease
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