Hepatic vein thrombosis leading to fulminant hepatic failure in a case of acute non-promyelocytic myelogenous leukemia.

Abstract

Budd-Chiari syndrome is a rare disease due to occlusion of the hepatic veins often presenting with acute liver failure. Common causes of Budd-Chiari syndrome are chronic myeloproliferative disorders, while acute leukemia has been associated with hepatic vein thrombosis in only two cases in the literature to date. We report a case of Budd-Chiari syndrome… (More)

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