Cirrhosis secondary to chronic hepatitis C
History of blood transfusion years ago.
CT abdomen and pelvis
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CT reveals an atrophic liver with irregulars borders, there are numerous collaterals within the omentum and the lower oesophagus indicative of severe portal hypertension. Note ascites and marked splenomegaly.
A 60-year-old male known case of chronic hepatitis C infection, acquired from a blood transfusion because of a car accident.
People who received a blood transfusion or organ transplant before 1992, may have hepatitis C. Prior to 1992, had not been implemented methods to detect hepatitis C virus in the blood, so many people received infected blood.