"Odd-looking" oesophageal varices

Wiechowska-Kozowska, A.; Biaek, A.; Wójcicki, M.; Milkiewicz, P.
April 2009
Gut;Apr2009, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p519
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 62-year-old man having mild dysphagia and upper abdominal discomfort. It describes unusual looking oesophageal varices as he underwent upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and was referred to the center for further investigation of possible portal hypertension. There were no signs of liver disease or other abnormality shown in the clinical examinations while routine liver function tests and abdominal ultrasound were normal.


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