Budd-Chiari Syndrome Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Oct 10, 2018
  • Author: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of Budd-Chiari syndrome include the following:

  • Right-sided heart failure

  • Metastatic liver disease

  • Alcoholic liver disease

  • Granulomatous liver disease

  • Cirrhosis

  • Neonatal hemochromatosis

  • Alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency

  • Infectious hepatitis

  • Niemann-Pick disease type C

  • Perforated common bile duct

  • Meconium peritonitis

  • Jejunal atresia

  • Intestinal perforation

  • Serositis

  • Eosinophilic enteritis

  • Henoch-Schönlein purpura

  • Parvovirus

  • Central venous hyperalimentation

  • Obstructive uropathy

  • Congestive heart failure

  • Dysrhythmia

  • Chylous ascites

  • Neoplasm

  • Inborn error of metabolism

  • Pseudoascites: Small intestinal duplication

  • Celiac disease

  • Fitz-Hugh Curtis syndrome

  • Constrictive pericarditis

  • Nephrotic syndrome

  • Syphilis

  • Toxoplasmosis

Differentials

Appendicitis

Biliary Atresia

Chronic Granulomatous Disease

Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis

Cytomegalovirus Infection

Intestinal Malrotation

Intussusception

Multicystic Renal Dysplasia

Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Pseudocyst