Budd-Chiari syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Farhad Farzam


Abdominal pain, anorexia and abdominal distension for two years.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Inhomogeneous mottled liver with significant nodular enhancement of the central liver parenchyma and irregular outlines of liver (the so-called nutmeg liver) with hypertrophy of caudate lobe associated with non-visualization of the hepatic veins and massive ascites. 

Case Discussion

These above features are suggestive of Budd-Chiari syndrome.

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Case information

rID: 80684
Published: 30th Jul 2020
Last edited: 31st Jul 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Kabul University of Medical Science

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