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Intravenous leiomyomatosis presenting as acute Budd-Chiari syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21620629     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intravenous leiomyomatosis is a rare condition that has been described as being associated with venous occlusion by direct intravascular tumor extension, typically from a pelvic organ. We report an exceedingly rare case of intravenous leiomyomatosis extending into the inferior vena cava, leading to pulmonary embolism, hepatic venous outflow obstruction, and an acute Budd-Chiari syndrome. This is the second reported patient with intravenous leiomyomatosis with Budd-Chiari syndrome and, to our knowledge, the first reported patient who survived with surgery. Correlative images, illustrating computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings characteristic of intravenous leiomyomatosis with secondary Budd-Chiari syndrome, are presented and discussed.
Authors:
Jason Barksdale; Amir Abolhoda; Farhood Saremi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2011-05-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of vascular surgery     Volume:  54     ISSN:  1097-6809     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vasc. Surg.     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-05     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2012-10-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8407742     Medline TA:  J Vasc Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  860-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Published by Mosby, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Radiological Sciences, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA 92868-3298, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Budd-Chiari Syndrome / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
Female
Humans
Leiomyomatosis / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Phlebography / methods
Pulmonary Embolism / etiology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Vascular Neoplasms / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Vena Cava, Inferior / pathology*,  surgery

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