hepatic vein thrombosis


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hepatic vein thrombosis

An often fatal thrombotic occlusion of the hepatic veins, marked clinically by hepatomegaly, weight gain, ascites, and abdominal pain. Synonym: Budd-Chiari syndrome
See also: thrombosis
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Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria revealed by hepatic vein thrombosis (Budd-Chiari syndrome) during infliximab therapy.
He developed physical postoperative complications, including a middle hepatic vein thrombosis, abdominal discomfort, and fatigue.