Discussion in 'Spot Diagnosis' started by Egyptian Doctor, Nov 20, 2013.
What is your differential diagnosis for this medical sign ?
obstruction in inferior vena cava system, eventually on portal vein...
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome with caput medusae, caused by portal hypertension wich leads to opening of collaterals to carry portal blood into the systemic veins.
caput medosa sign of portal hypertension
cabeza de medusa por hipertensión portal
Inferior vena caval obstruction...
Caput medusa due to portal vein obstruction
Umbilical vein thrombosis
Caput medosa due to portal hypertension
this is like what others said is caput medusae due to the problem on the liver.evidence :the varicosities on subcutaneus veins is visible
inf vena cava obstruction, portal hypertension
Caput medusa sign of portal hypertension & abnormal contour of the abdomen (distended abdomen) - ascites which suggests hepatomegaly
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