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Liver Live mass; which vein get hypertension!

A pt has developed a mass in the liver. Which of the following veins would have hypertension?
1. hepatic
2. inferior phrenic
3. short gastric
4. supra renal
5. renal
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The answer would be short gastric veins.
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i also agree with short gastric. they drain into the splenic vein which forms the portal vein with inferior mesentric.
please correct me if i m wrong.
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