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Left hepatic lobe atrophy and partial Budd-Chiari syndrome in a patient with alcoholic liver cirrhosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7095735     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The unusual association of alcoholic liver cirrhosis, atrophy of the left hepatic lobe and endophlebitis of the left hepatic vein (partial Budd-Chiari-Syndrome) has been observed in a 72-year-old male. The atrophy of the left hepatic lobe was diagnosed by liver scanning and laparoscopy. The patient's condition finally deteriorated and he died in a chronic form of hepatic coma. At autopsy the right hepatic vein, the branches of the portal vein and the extrahepatic bile ducts were normal. The left hepatic vein showed the histological picture of an organized endophlebitis of indeterminate age.
H Lehmann; E Kaiserling; M Schlaak
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hepato-gastroenterology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0172-6390     ISO Abbreviation:  Hepatogastroenterology     Publication Date:  1982 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-09-10     Completed Date:  1982-09-10     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8007849     Medline TA:  Hepatogastroenterology     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Budd-Chiari Syndrome / complications*,  pathology
Hepatic Veins / pathology
Liver / pathology*
Liver Cirrhosis, Alcoholic / complications*,  pathology

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