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June 2014

Patient Data: 60 year old female

Clinical Info: Patient known with a liver abnormality, but now something has changed


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Liver with an abnormal structure and something in the hepatic veins


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There is still flow along the stucture


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Another image of the stucture which is a thrombus in a liver vein (Budd Chiari)


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With color doppler again there is flow along the thrombus


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Thronbus in the hepatic vein


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And flow along the thrombus transverse


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Detail of the liver with biliary duct hamartomas


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Another image of the the von Meyenburg complexes

The patient was known with von Meyenburg complexes or liver hamartomas of the liver There are now however thrombi in the hepatic veins. There is flow along the thrombi. Thrombi in hepatic veins is also called Budd Chiari syndrome

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