Gastric variceal bleeding from segmentary idiopathic splenic vein stenosis with left-sided portal hypertension: An unappreciated complication of pregnancy.

Abstract

Segmentary idiopathic splenic vein stenosis is a very rare condition. We report a unique case of acute gastric variceal bleeding in a 31-year-old pregnant woman with left-sided portal hypertension from segmentary idiopathic splenic vein stenosis. Hemorrhage was controlled by endoscopic acrylate glue injection and urgent cesarean section allowed successful… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/hepr.12110

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