Fatal thrombotic complications of hepatic cystic compression of the inferior vena: A case report

Ting Kai Leung, Chi Ming Lee, Hsin Chi Chen

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Abstract

Of 5% of patients who develop liver cysts, only 10-15% of them come for medical attention, typically because of dull right upper quadrant pain, abdominal bloating or early satiety. We treated a 77-year-old female with a rare complication of inferior vena cava thrombosis. The patient expired due to septic shock and multiple organ failure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1728-1729
Number of pages2
JournalWorld Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume11
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Mar 21 2005

Keywords

  • Cellulitis
  • Inferior vena cava thrombosis
  • IVC compression
  • Liver cyst
  • Non-parasitic cyst
  • Sepsis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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