Jejunal Subserosal Hematoma in an 11-Year-Old Boy

  title={Jejunal Subserosal Hematoma in an 11-Year-Old Boy},
  author={Hui Chen and Yu Zuo Bai and Wei Wang},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
Intramural hematoma may be subserosal, intramuscular, or submucosal or may involve the entire thickness of the bowel wall. Subserosal hematoma of the jejunum in children is uncommon. We report a case of an 11-year-old boy with a jejunal subserosal hematoma presenting with duodenojejunal obstruction. Emergency laparotomy was performed and subserous hematoma involving the 7-cm long bowel was found. Serosal incision was done for evacuation of blood and clots. The patient had an uneventful… CONTINUE READING

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