Recovery from hepatic vein thrombosis (Budd-Chiari syndrome) complicating ulcerative colitis

@article{Brinson1988RecoveryFH,
  title={Recovery from hepatic vein thrombosis (Budd-Chiari syndrome) complicating ulcerative colitis},
  author={Robert R. Brinson and Walt Curtis and Bernard M. Schuman and Luther R. Mills},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={1988},
  volume={33},
  pages={1615-1620}
}
A 22-year-old female with active ulcerative colitis developed massive ascites, hypoalbuminemia, and hepatomegaly compatible with thrombosis of the hepatic veins. The diagnosis of Budd-Chiari syndrome was confirmed by ultrasonography, computed tomography, and by liver biopsy. A search of the literature disclosed only three previous reports of Budd-Chiari… CONTINUE READING