chiari's syndrome

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Chiari's syndrome Chi·a·ri's syndrome (kē-ä'rēz)
Thrombosis of the hepatic vein with enlargement of the liver and extensive development of collateral vessels, intractable ascites, and severe portal hypertension. Also called Budd-Chiari syndrome, Chiari's disease, Rokitansky's disease.

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