Which congenital membranous obstructions cause Budd-Chiari syndrome?

Updated: Oct 10, 2018
  • Author: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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These include the following:

  • Type I: Thin membrane is present in the vena cava or the atrium

  • Type II: A segment of the vena cava is absent

  • Type III: The inferior vena cava (IVC) cannot be filled, and collaterals have developed


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