Black Esophagus: An Unexpected Complication in an Orthotopic Liver Transplant Patient with Hemorrhagic Shock

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A 50-year-old Caucasian woman postorthotopic liver transplantation developed severe hemorrhagic shock (BP 53/35 mmHg) from a right inferior phrenic artery hemorrhage on postoperative day (POD) 10 requiring emergent surgery. On POD 42, she underwent EGD for dysphagia and evaluation for placement of a percutaneous gastrostomy tube. Upon entering the esophagus… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-014-3176-5

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@article{Gomez2014BlackEA, title={Black Esophagus: An Unexpected Complication in an Orthotopic Liver Transplant Patient with Hemorrhagic Shock}, author={Victoria Conzatti de Gomez and J. A. Propst and Dawn L. Francis and Juan M. Canabal and Pablo Moreno Franco}, journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences}, year={2014}, volume={59}, pages={2597-2599} }