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Table 2 Disease characteristics of patients with BD and BCS

From: Behcet’s disease in budd-chiari syndrome

  Patients with BD and BCS (n = 14)
Additional etiologic factors, n (%) 5 (38.5%)
Antiphospholipid antibodies 2
Hyperhomocyteinemia 2
Factor II heterozygous gene mutation 1
Associated venous thrombosis, n (%)  
Pulmonary embolism 7 (50%)
Intracardiac [right atrium/right ventricle] 5 (36%) [29%/7%]
Superior vena cava 3 (21%)
Lower limbs 4 (29%)
Cerebral 1 (7%)
  1. Abbreviations: BCS Budd-Chiari Syndrome, BD Behcet’s disease.