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Revista Medica Herediana

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SALINAS, César; CASAVILCA, Sandro; ARENAS, José Luis  and  GUERRERO, Carlos. Budd Chiari syndrome as a complication of renal cancer: report of two cases. Rev Med Hered [online]. 1998, vol.9, n.1, pp.35-39. ISSN 1018-130X.

We report two cases of patients, that had a clinical feature, with jaundice, headache, and sensorial compromise, swelling of low extremities and ascites. The necropsy had shown in both cases, renal clear cell carcinoma, with tumoral trombosis of the renal vein, inferior cava vein and superior hepatics veins; that provoked post hepatic portal hypertension with necrosis centrilobular, bleeding and hepatic encephalopathy. This cases show the relation between renal carcinoma and Budd Chiari syndrome. (Rev Med Hered 1998; 9:35-39 ).

Keywords : Budd Chiari syndrome; Renal clear cell carcinoma; post hepatic portal hypertension.

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