What are the sexual predilections of Budd-Chiari syndrome?

Updated: Oct 10, 2018
  • Author: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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No data suggest that sex affects predisposition to Budd-Chiari syndrome. Nonetheless, in the United States the condition is predominantly seen in women and is associated with hematologic disorders.


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