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Budd-Chiari syndrome (hepatic vein obstruction)

Budd-Chiari syndrome (hepatic vein obstruction) is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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Etiology

  • Caval webs
  • Myeloproliferative disease, eg, polycythemia vera
  • Right-sided congestive heart failure (CHF) or constrictive pericarditis
  • Neoplasm compressing hepatic vein
  • Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
  • Behçet’s syndrome
  • Oral contraceptives or pregnancy
  • Hypercoagulable state
  • Post bone-marrow transplant
  • "Bush teas" (pyrrolizidine alkaloids)

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Budd-Chiari Syndrome (hepatic Vein Obstruction)." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114708/all/Budd_Chiari_syndrome__hepatic_vein_obstruction_.
Zeiger RF. Budd-Chiari syndrome (hepatic vein obstruction). Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114708/all/Budd_Chiari_syndrome__hepatic_vein_obstruction_. Accessed April 25, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Budd-Chiari syndrome (hepatic vein obstruction). In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114708/all/Budd_Chiari_syndrome__hepatic_vein_obstruction_
Zeiger RF. Budd-Chiari Syndrome (hepatic Vein Obstruction) [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114708/all/Budd_Chiari_syndrome__hepatic_vein_obstruction_.
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