A "vanishing" cause of upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
- Fourth-Portion Duodenal Diverticulum Causing Massive Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Ruiz-Tovar, Jaime; Sáinz, Renato; Sanjuanbenito, Alfonso; Molina, Enrique Martínez // American Surgeon;Jan2008, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p27
Most duodenal diverticula are asymptomatic, incidentally discovered at endoscopy or barium studies. Upper gastrointestinal bleeding has been described, but it is an infrequent complication. We describe the 14th case reported in the literature of massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding...
- Polypoid Vascular and Lymphatic Malformation of the Duodenum: a Case Report. Jeong Wook Kim; Hyoung Chul Oh; Mi Kyung Kim; Jae Gyu Kim // Journal of Gastrointestinal & Liver Diseases;Mar2010, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p85
Polypoid vascular and lymphatic malformation of the small intestine is rare. We report the case of a polypoid vascular and lymphatic malformation of the duodenum in a 58-year-old woman presenting with post-prandial epigastric discomfort. She did not have common symptoms of intestinal vascular...
- DivertÃculo duodenal en la tercera porciÃ³n del duodeno como causa de sangrado del tubo digestivo alto y dolor crÃ³nico abdominal. Informe de un caso y revisiÃ³n de la literatura. Ávalos-González, Jorge; Zaizar-Magaña, Alejandro // Cirugia y Cirujanos;ene/feb2008, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p65
Background: Duodenal diverticulum as a cause of hemorrhage of the upper gastrointestinal tract has been described as an infrequent complication, although it must be considered in patients with digestive hemorrhage without evident cause at the esophagus/gastric level. Localization of diverticula...
- Ileal MALT lymphoma causing massive gastrointestinal haemorrhage revealed on computed tomography angiography. D J B Marks // Postgraduate Medical Journal;Mar2009, Vol. 85 Issue 1001, p163
Primary MALT lymphomas affecting the ileum are rare, and their presentation with massive haemorrhage exceptional. This report describes such a case. The patient presented with melaena and haemodynamic instability, but normal upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Subsequent imaging with...
- Recurrent epigastric pain with obscure GI bleeding; think beyond the bowel? Chuen-Wei Hu, Maxworth; Kaye, Philip Victor; Beckingham, Ian James; James, Martin Wynn // Gut;Oct2012, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p1512
A quiz related to a patient suffering from epigastric pain, gastrointestinal bleeding and recurrent melaena is presented.
- Obstructive Jaundice Secondary to Primary Duodenal Lymphoma with CMV Duodenitis Causing Upper GI Bleed in Retro-Positive Patient: A Case Report. Patil, Basavaraj; Kumar P, Sampath; Suresh, B.; Dinesh, B.; Geetha, V.; Sabasis, B. // Indian Journal of Surgery;Feb2013, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p68
Gastrointestinal (GI) tract is the most common site of extranodal lymphoma. Primary GI lymphoma constitutes a small amount of all lymphomas. Primary duodenal lymphoma presenting initially with obstructive jaundice is very rare. Primary B-cell lymphoma of the duodenum was shown to be the cause of...
- Accuracy of early endoscopy in acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);11/27/1982, Vol. 285 Issue 6354, p1540
Examines the accuracy of early endoscopy in acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Use of viewing instruments in performing endoscopy; Potential of severe bleeding to prevent adequate examination; Effects of examination on the management of patients.
- Upper gastrointestinal bleeding with a difficult endoscopy. Chen, Y.-Y.; Yen, H.-H.; Soon, M.-S. // Gut;Nov2007, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p1528
A quiz concerning the diagnosis for upper gastrointestinal bleeding through endoscopy is presented.
- Comparison of fibreoptic endoscopy in acute upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage in Africans and Europeans. Wicks, A.C.B.; Thomas, G.E.; Clain, D.J. // British Medical Journal;11/1/1975, Vol. 4 Issue 5991, p259
Examines the results of endoscopy in acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in a group of Africans and Europeans. Similarities in the incidence of gastric and duodenal ulceration; Main source of bleeding in both groups; Cause of gastric erosions.