Refers to blockage of the hepatic vein, which stops blood flow out of the liver and produces a large buildup of fluid in the abdomen.
A syndrome in which the hepatic vein is obstructed resulting in portal hypertension.
Thrombosis of the hepatic veins (veins coming from the liver), usually presenting with abdominal pain, enlargement of the liver, and ascites (fluid in the abdomen). The Budd-Chiari syndrome can be seen in patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH).
Rare liver disease in which the veins that drain blood from the liver are blocked or narrowed.
A blockage of one or more hepatic veins, which carry blood from the liver back toward the heart.
In medicine (gastroenterology and hepatology), Budd-Chiari syndrome is the clinical picture caused by occlusion of the hepatic vein or inferior vena cava. Its presents with the classical triad of abdo pain, ascites and hepatomegaly. Examples of occlusion include thrombosis of hepatic veins and membranous webs in the inferior vena cava.