Hepatic Vein Thrombosis

Etiology

  • Budd-chiari syndrome→ assoc w/hypercoaguable states - e.g. Polycythemia Vera, PNH, essential thrombocytosis; protein S, protein C, and antithrombin deficiency; factor V Leiden and prothrombin gene mutations

Risk Factors

  • Age 30-40

Symptoms

  • RUQ pain
  • New ascites
  • Jaundice
  • No findings chronic liver dz

Physical Exam Findings

  • Ascites

Tests