Budd-Chiari syndrome and Crohn's disease. An unreported association

Dig Dis Sci. 1989 Dec;34(12):1933-6. doi: 10.1007/BF01536715.


Hepatic vein thrombosis (Budd-Chiari syndrome) is a rare complication of ulcerative colitis and has not previously been reported in association with Crohn's disease. We here report the first known case of Crohn's disease presenting as the Budd-Chiari syndrome.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome / etiology*
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome / pathology
  • Crohn Disease / complications*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Liver / pathology