Hepatic encephalopathy due to extrahepatic portosystemic shunt

Yosuke Sazumi, Yoshito Nishimura, Yuki Otsuka, Yuki Mizuta, Yasuhiro Nakano, Hiroyuki Sakae, Fumio Otsuka

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Clinicians should recognize extrahepatic portosystemic shunt as a cause of refractory or intermittent hepatic encephalopathy. Treatment strategies should be individualized according to patients' anatomic and hemodynamic status.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1852-1853
Number of pages2
JournalClinical Case Reports
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sept 1 2020


  • extrahepatic portosystemic shunt
  • hepatic encephalopathy
  • portal hypertension and altered mental status

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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