Inferior vena caval web causing Budd Chiari syndrome
Keywords:Inferior vena cava, Budd Chiari syndrome, Hepatic venous outflow obstruction
Budd Chiari syndrome (BCS) is a condition resulting from obstruction of hepatic venous outflow at various levels, regardless of the cause of obstruction. Manifestations can range from asymptomatic state to fulminant hepatic failure or cirrhosis depending on how acutely the obstruction developed. IVC web is an unusual yet potentially treatable cause of BCS. This case report throws light on a rare cause of BCS, which is an IVC web and how endovascular technique helped in patient recovery.
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