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fetal and neonatal hepatic veno-occlusive disease

Friday 3 November 2006

Etiology

- pyrrolizidine alkaloids of food origin (12835579, 3346784, 2610755)
- disseminated echovirus infection with fulminant hepatic failure (11779047)

See also

- hepatic veno-occlusive disease

References

- Sergi C, Beedgen B, Linderkamp O, Hofmann WJ. Fatal course of veno-occlusive disease of the liver (endophlebitis hepatica obliterans) in a preterm infant. Pathol Res Pract. 1999;195(12):847-51. PMID: 10631721

- Seibold-Weiger K, Vochem M, Mackensen-Haen S, Speer C. Fatal hepatic veno-occlusive disease in a newborn infant. Am J Perinatol. 1997 Feb;14(2):107-11. PMID: 9259909