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Budd Chiari Syndrome


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Clinical Problem:


Ira Shah
Medical Sciences Department, Pediatric Oncall, Mumbai, India

Address for Correspondence: Dr Ira Shah, 1, B Saguna, 271, B St Francis Road, Vile Parle {W}, Mumbai 400056


A 3 months old girl presented with ascitis. There is no jaundice. Ultrasound abdomen with colour doppler showed ascitis with hepatomegaly with non-visualisation of hepatic veins. CT angiography showed thrombosis of all 3 hepatic veins suggestive of Budd-Chiari syndrome {BCS}.



How should such a child be managed_?

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