Varicose esophagus Esophageal Varices
Esophagus or trachea is a tube extending from the pharynx to the stomach where food passes during swallowing quickly to reach the stomach. In disease, varicose veins in the esophagus wall highlights the esophagus in the lower part of it If there was a rupture gets severe bleeding through the mouth can lead to death if not treated quickly. What is a disease of esophageal varices, and what are its causes and how can prevention and treatment of it?
The definition of the disease
Varicose esophagus from one of the main causes of vomiting blood, especially in a country infested liver disease, schistosomiasis, caused by increased blood pressure within the portal vein hepatitis due to a blockage course of intravenous Whatever the reasons, resulting in blood flow in the channels of the sides to overcome the embankment, and here is diversion of blood from hepatic portal vein into the circulation Assembly.
Vein thrombosis Altahali
Portal vein thrombosis hepatic portal vein thrombosis
External pressure on the hepatic portal vein as the existence of tumors or other
Congenital hepatic fibrosis, cirrhosis
High blood pressure within the hepatic portal vein unknown reasons
Hardening of the bile duct.
Alhestizuma disease schistosomiasis
Balhouselp biliary cirrhosis of the first primary biliary cirrhosis
Cirrhosis of the liver associated with alcohol
Cirrhosis of the liver associated with inflammation of the hepatitis B, C.
The inferior vena cava thrombosis
Symptoms of the disease
General weakness, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting ..
Vomiting, bloody sudden and severe, leading to a sharp decline circulatory and loss of consciousness.
Pain in the left pane of the abdomen below the ribs, right.
Yolk (the yellow disease) or dark-colored urine.
Abdominal ascites ascitis.
Itching associated with gallbladder disease Maw Maw sore or intransigence.
Strain companion to cirrhosis of the liver.
Symptoms of encephalopathy: such as irregular periods of sleep, loss of memory or consciousness, personality changes and loss of ability to communicate with those around.
Factors could lead to vomiting blood
Increase the size of varicose veins.
The incidence of the disease
Ratios of a modern varicose esophagus in patients with liver disease Alemsenh about 8% in the first two years of the disease and 30% in the sixth year.
Represents the likelihood of bleeding esophageal varices 30% in the first year after diagnosis. Accounting for 10% of the causes of vomiting blood, resulting from diseases of the digestive system.
The hepatitis B the main cause of esophageal varices in Asia (especially the Far East and South), South America, North Africa, Egypt and other Middle Eastern countries. While the disease is Alhestozuma the main cause of esophageal varices in Egypt, Sudan and other African countries.
The hepatitis C major cause of cirrhosis in the whole world.