RAYMOND D. LITTLE, M.D.; P. O'B. MONTGOMERY, M.D.
Approximately 115 cases of the Budd-Chiari syndrome have been reported to date. The most common causes of hepatic vein thrombosis are intraabdominal malignant disease, inflammatory disease and blood dyscrasias.1-14 Trauma is thought by some to be a rare cause. Stenosis of the inferior vena cava is not a common associated finding. In 1906, Sternberg reported a case of stenosis of the inferior vena cava at the level of its hepatic portion with thrombosis of the hepatic vein.8 Nishihowa in 1918 reported three cases with stenosis of the cava as it passed through the diaphragm, and two cases of stenosis below
LITTLE RD, MONTGOMERY PO. CASE REPORT OF STENOSIS OF THE VENA CAVA WITH VENA CAVAL AND HEPATIC VEIN THROMBOSIS RELATED TO TRAUMA1. Ann Intern Med. ;37:197–203. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-37-1-197
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1952;37(1):197-203.
Emergency Medicine, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Liver Disease.
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