Veno-occlusive Disease



Veno-occlusive Disease


Sanjay Kakar, MD









Complete obliteration of the central vein image accompanied by centrizonal sinusoidal congestion is seen in veno-occlusive disease.






Endothelial swelling with subendothelial edema and fibrosis image lead to partial occlusion of the lumen of a small hepatic vein in veno-occlusive disease.


TERMINOLOGY


Abbreviations



  • Veno-occlusive disease (VOD)


Synonyms



  • Sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (SOS)


ETIOLOGY/PATHOGENESIS


Etiology



  • Stem cell transplantation and high-dose chemotherapy are most common causes


Risk Factors

Jul 7, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Veno-occlusive Disease
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