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Liver veins occlusion

Introduction: Liver veins occlusion

Description of Liver veins occlusion

Liver veins occlusion (medical condition): Budd-Chiari syndrome is the clinical picture caused by...more »

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Budd-Chiari syndrome:
  »Introduction: Budd-Chiari syndrome
  »Symptoms of Budd-Chiari syndrome
  »Causes of Budd-Chiari syndrome
  »Treatments for Budd-Chiari syndrome

Liver veins occlusion: Related Topics

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Liver veins occlusion as a Disease

Liver veins occlusion: Another name for Budd-Chiari syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Budd-Chiari syndrome
  »Symptoms of Budd-Chiari syndrome
  »Causes of Budd-Chiari syndrome
  »Treatments for Budd-Chiari syndrome

Liver veins occlusion: Related Diseases

Liver veins occlusion: Liver veins occlusion is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Liver veins occlusion

Some of the causes of Liver veins occlusion are included in the list below:

  • Primary (75%): thrombosis of the hepatic vein
  • Secondary (25%): compression of the hepatic vein by an outside structure (e.g. a tumour)
  • Pregnancy and oral contraceptive use
  • Infection such as TB
  • Hematological disorders

Symptoms of Liver veins occlusion (Budd-Chiari syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Liver veins occlusion incude:

Treatments for Liver veins occlusion (Budd-Chiari syndrome)

Treatments for Liver veins occlusion (Budd-Chiari syndrome) include:

  • Reduced blood gammaglobulin levels
  • A minority of patients can be treated medically with sodium restriction, diuretics to control ascites, anticoagulants such as heparin and warfarin, and general symptomatic management

Treatment of Liver veins occlusion: For more treatment information about Liver veins occlusion, see treatment of Budd-Chiari syndrome (Liver veins occlusion)

Liver veins occlusion: Related Disease Topics

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