veno-occlusive disease

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veno-occlusive disease

Liver Obliteration of the small hepatic venules, which may lead to portal HTN and cirrhosis; VOD has been linked to ingestion of bush tea. See Jamiacan vomiting sickness Lung See Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease.

veno-occlusive disease

The former name for the disease now calledsinusoidal obstruction syndrome.
See: sinusoidal obstruction syndrome.

veno-occlusive disease

A liver disorder in which the small branches of the hepatic vein within the liver become obliterated, but not by blood clotting. The condition can be caused by drinking ‘bush tea’ containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids, and in other ways. The effects are almost identical to those of the BUDD-CHIARI SYNDROME.