Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease (Hepatic Sinusoidal Obstruction Syndrome)

Epidemiology

  • Seen mainly in BMT patients

Etiology

  • Crotalaria: Fulvine (Crotalaria Fulva) and Monocrota-line in Jamaican Bush tea (Crotalaria Spectabilis) cause pulmonary vascular lesions only in rats (produces hepatic VOD in humans)
  • Bone Marrow Transplant (see [[Bone Marrow Transplant]])

Clinical

  • Sepsis-Like Syndrome with Hypotension (see [[Hypotension]])

Treatment

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References

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