Gynura segetum, family Compositae, is a cultivated species and can be found growing in the tropical regions of Indonesia and Malaysia. The plant is known for . PDF | Gynura segetum (Lour.) Merr. (Compositae) is a well recognized medicinal plant in Indonesia and Malaysia. It is believed to have an anticoagulant effect. Hepatic veno-occlusive disease (HVOD) caused by Gynura segetum has been increasingly reported in China in recent years. The aim of this.

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It grows in a tropical climate. However, for the financial reasons, he failed to receive liver transplantation.

The application conditions are discussed. Sinusoidal obstruction syndrome hepatic veno-occlusive disease. Please view the copyright link for more information. Please advise how to deliver to you. The ultrasonography of liver Astar-shaped color Bascites C, Dand gallbladder wall edema E can be seen in the liver ultrasonography.

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The next of kin signed informed consent for the publication of this case report. Gynura Segetum for Burns. However, the total bilirubin level, the direct bilirubin level and the total bile acid level were elevated to For more information about QR Codes click here. VOD of liver was first reported by Dr. However, several articles reported segetumm Gynura segetum has the hepatotoxicity component, namely pyrrolizidine alkaloids which could cause some special disease.

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In China, Gynura segetum is regarded as a good herbal medicine, which has the main function of invigorating the circulation of blood to treat trauma. Despite all, with the clinical examinations and past reports about HVOD and Gynura segetumwe also made a reliable diagnosis for the patient. Published by Wolters Segetkm Health, Inc. Ethics committee or institutional review board approval was not obtained. Drink half cup thrice a day. Dai was associated with the ingestion of Gynura root containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids.

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HVOD described ssgetum Dr. Materia Medica for Gynura Segetum. Hepatic veno-occlusive disease with immunodeficiency. It prefers moist soil. Received Dec 28; Accepted Apr 3.

Hepatic veno-occlusive disease related to Gynura segetum

If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. Gynura Segetum for Bleeding Internal. When you receive a suspected case, you should pay more attention to monitoring of liver function, water-electrolyte balance, and infection control.

Veno-occlusive disease of liver VODas known as hepatic sinusoidal obstruction syndrome SOSis an obliterative venulitis of the terminal hepatic venules, which serves as a high risk of mortality.

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Ziyi Sun prepared the manuscript and Jianmei Kang collected the data. Once the condition was worsening, liver transplantation should be considered as the first choice of treatment planning.

Hepatotoxic drugs and any plants containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids should be discontinued. Remove when gets dry.


Ultrasonography of liver showed that uniform distribution of parenchymal spot, less clear border, unclear intrahepatic vessels, abnormal liver blood flow distribution at the rate of 9. In this study, the alkaloids from Gynura Segetum Lour. You may ask and answer a query.

Laboratory tests showed that total albumin It does not appear safe to recommend G. Best used for Bleeding. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. However, the total bilirubin level, the direct bilirubin level and the total bile acid level were significantly elevated to Description Gynura Segetum is a shrub. Discussion VOD of liver was first reported by Dr. Hepatic segehum disease HVODas known as hepatic sinusoidal obstruction syndrome HSOSis an obliterative venulitis of the terminal hepatic venules, which is responsible for considerable mortality.

It can grow in semi-shade light woodland or no shade. The authors declare no conflicts of interest. Send Link Please send this link to: The potential mechanism is destruction of hepatic sinusoidal endothelial cells SECwith sloughing and downstream occlusion of terminal hepatic venules.

Gynura Segetum for Rheumatism. Author information Ygnura notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Hence, the key of the treatment of VOD should be symptomatic and rapid.

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