June 2014

The liver has an abnormal structure and there is something in the hepatic veins

Clinical Info

Patient known with a liver abnormality, but now something has changed.

Ultrasound Images & Clips

abnormal liver

Liver with an abnormal structure and something  in the hepatic veins
Liver with an abnormal structure and something in the hepatic veins
There is still flow along the stucture
There is still flow along the stucture
Another image of the stucture which is a thrombus in a liver vein (Budd Chiari)
Another image of the stucture which is a thrombus in a liver vein (Budd Chiari)
With color doppler again there is flow along the thrombus
With color doppler again there is flow along the thrombus
Thronbus in the hepatic vein
Thronbus in the hepatic vein
And flow along the thrombus transverse
And flow along the thrombus transverse
Detail of the liver with biliary duct hamartomas
Detail of the liver with biliary duct hamartomas
Another image of the the von Meyenburg complexes
Another image of the the von Meyenburg complexes

Conclusion

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.


Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 60

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System