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Hepatic veno-occlusive disease

Introduction: Hepatic veno-occlusive disease

Description of Hepatic veno-occlusive disease

Hepatic veno-occlusive disease (medical condition): Budd-Chiari syndrome is the clinical picture caused by occlusion of the...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

Hepatic veno-occlusive disease: A condition in which some of the veins in the liver are blocked. It is sometimes a complication of high-dose chemotherapy given before a bone marrow transplant and is marked by increases in weight, liver size, and blood levels of bilirubin.
Source: National Institute of Health

Hepatic veno-occlusive disease: Liver disease that is caused by injuries to the ENDOTHELIAL CELLS of the vessels and subendothelial EDEMA, but not by THROMBOSIS. Extracellular matrix, rich in FIBRONECTINS, is usually deposited around the HEPATIC VEINS leading to venous outflow occlusion and sinusoidal obstruction.
Source: MeSH 2007

Hepatic veno-occlusive disease: Related Topics

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Hepatic veno-occlusive disease: Rare Disease

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Hepatic veno-occlusive disease as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Hepatic veno-occlusive disease as a Disease

Hepatic veno-occlusive disease: 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

Hepatic veno-occlusive disease: Related Diseases

Hepatic veno-occlusive disease: Hepatic veno-occlusive disease is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Hepatic veno-occlusive disease

Some of the causes of Hepatic veno-occlusive disease 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 Hepatic veno-occlusive disease (Budd-Chiari syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Hepatic veno-occlusive disease incude:

Treatments for Hepatic veno-occlusive disease (Budd-Chiari syndrome)

Treatments for Hepatic veno-occlusive disease (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 Hepatic veno-occlusive disease: For more treatment information about Hepatic veno-occlusive disease, see treatment of Budd-Chiari syndrome (Hepatic veno-occlusive disease)

Hepatic veno-occlusive disease: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Hepatic veno-occlusive disease:

Terms associated with Hepatic veno-occlusive disease:

Terms Similar to Hepatic veno-occlusive disease:

  • Sinusoidal Obstruction Syndrome
  • Veno-Occlusive Disease, Hepatic

Source - MeSH 2007

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Hepatic veno-occlusive disease

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Hepatic veno-occlusive disease

The following list attempts to classify Hepatic veno-occlusive disease into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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