Chiari's syndrome

[kē-ärēz]

n.

Thrombosis of the hepatic vein with enlargement of the liver and extensive development of collateral vessels, intractable ascites, and severe portal hypertension.Budd-Chiari syndrome Chiari's disease Rokitansky's disease


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