The Budd-Chiari Syndrome in a Child:
A Case Report and Review of the
The Budd-Chiari Syndrome is associated with hepatic venous outflow obstruction. This syndrome is rare in infants and children. As this syndrome is uncommon, especially in the paediatric age group, misdiagnoses and delays in the diagnosis are frequent. A high index of clinical suspicion along with a radiological aid and a histopathological correlation can lead to an early diagnosis and an appropriate management in such cases. This case report highlights the occurrence of this rare condition in the paediatric age group as well as it redefines the salient features of this syndrome.