TITLE

SPLENIC RUPTURE: AN UNUSUAL COMPLICATION OF COLONOSCOPY

AUTHOR(S)
Heath, Bryan; Rogers, Arvey; Taylor, Andrew; Lavergne, Jose
PUB. DATE
March 1994
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar1994, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p449
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a case report of a patient who developed a splenic rupture following colonoscopy. Complications associated with colonoscopy; Symptoms related to splenic rupture; Possible causes of splenic ruptures; Factors that may contribute to the potential occurrence of splenic ruptures.
ACCESSION #
16117705

 

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