Unusual Presentation of Duodenal Dieulafoy’s Lesion in a Toddler

Rao, Suchitra and Shenoy, Ramya and Kamath, Nutan and Rao, Suchitra (2012) Unusual Presentation of Duodenal Dieulafoy’s Lesion in a Toddler. J Nepal Med Assoc, 52 (187). pp. 133-134.

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Abstract

Dieulafoy’s lesion is a rare cause of massive upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage in any age. It predominantly occurs in the proximal stomach. We report on a child who presented with massive rectal haemorrhage and a clear nasogastric aspirate due toduodenal Dieulafoy’s lesion.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: clear nasogastric aspirate; hematemesis; massive rectal haemorrhage; vascular malformation
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Paediatrics
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2013 10:00
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2013 10:00
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/79497

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