Case report: successful obliteration of a bleeding duodenal varix using endoscopic ligation.

@article{Yeh1998CaseRS,
  title={Case report: successful obliteration of a bleeding duodenal varix using endoscopic ligation.},
  author={Yu-Ling Yeh and Mark C. Hou and Hsin-Yi Lin and Francis Yui-Tan. Chang and S. Daniel Lee},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={1998},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={
          591-3
        }
}
The occurrence of duodenal varices is rare and experience in the control of haemorrhage from duodenal varices is limited. A 69-year-old man with hepatocellular carcinoma presenting with upper gastrointestinal bleeding is reported. Emergency upper gastrointestinal endoscopy indicated one varix 1.5 cm in diameter with white nipple sign at the anterior wall of the duodenal bulb. Endosonography confirmed the diagnosis of duodenal varix. The patient was treated with endoscopic ligation and follow-up… CONTINUE READING
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