Budd- Chiari Syndrome as an Initial Manifestation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus OD01-OD02
Dr. Jayabal Pandiaraja,
26/1, Kaveri Street, Rajaji Nagar, Villivakkam, Chennai- 600 049, India.
Budd- Chiari syndrome is caused by obstruction of hepatic venous outflow. There are numerous causes for Budd-Chiari syndrome. One of the causes is systemic lupus erythematosus due to antiphospholipid antibodies. Only few cases have reported Budd-Chiari syndrome as an initial manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). This is a case report of Budd-Chiari syndrome due to SLE.