[Diaphragm of inferior vena cava associated with Budd-Chiari syndrome. Contribution of ultrasonography and color Doppler echocardiography].

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We report the case of a young man presenting clinical features of portal hypertension of unknown origin. The ultrasonographic examination showed suprahepatic blockage signs leading to the diagnosis of Budd-Chiari syndrome caused by incomplete diaphragm of the inferior vena cava. The color Doppler examination suggested caval obstruction, showing an abrupt… (More)

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@article{Cessot1991DiaphragmOI, title={[Diaphragm of inferior vena cava associated with Budd-Chiari syndrome. Contribution of ultrasonography and color Doppler echocardiography].}, author={François Cessot and Denis Sautereau and Philippe Lacroix and Paul Edward Berry and A. Le Sidaner and Bernard Devalois and J C Bourras and Bernard Descottes and Bernard Pillegand}, journal={Gastroenterologie clinique et biologique}, year={1991}, volume={15 6-7}, pages={548-50} }