Budd-Chiari syndrome in children: report of 22 cases.

  title={Budd-Chiari syndrome in children: report of 22 cases.},
  author={S Gentil-Kocher and Olivier Bernard and Francis Brunelle and Michelle Hadchouel and J N Maillard and Jacques Valayer and Joanne M. Hay and Daniel Alagille},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={113 1 Pt 1},
Clinical, radiologic, and histologic features in 22 children with Budd-Chiari syndrome are reported. Three children had acute refractory ascites; all the others had hepatomegaly, which was detected either fortuitously or because of abdominal pain or distention. Results of liver function tests were normal or only moderately abnormal. In most cases a combination of ultrasonography and needle liver biopsy pointed to the diagnosis of Budd-Chiari syndrome, which was confirmed by angiography… CONTINUE READING


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