Membranous obstruction of the inferior vena cava associated with a myeloproliferative disorder: a clue to membrane formation?

@article{Svenet1989MembranousOO,
  title={Membranous obstruction of the inferior vena cava associated with a myeloproliferative disorder: a clue to membrane formation?},
  author={F S{\'e}venet and Herv{\'e} Deramond and Antoine Hadengue and Nicole Casadevall and Jacques Delamarre and J. P. Capron},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1989},
  volume={97 4},
  pages={1019-21}
}
Although membranous obstruction of the inferior vena cava is frequently assumed to be a congenital defect, it has recently been hypothesized that it could be acquired and secondary to thrombosis at the ostium of hepatic veins. We report the case of a membranous obstruction of the inferior vena cava responsible for isolated hepatomegaly in a young Frenchman… CONTINUE READING