Perforated duodenal ulcer presenting with massive hematochezia in a 30-month-old child.

@article{Lee2009PerforatedDU,
  title={Perforated duodenal ulcer presenting with massive hematochezia in a 30-month-old child.},
  author={Na Mi Lee and Sin Weon Yun and Soo Ahn Chae and Byoung Hoon Yoo and Seong Jae Cha and Byung Kook Kwak},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 38},
  pages={4853-5}
}
Peptic ulcer disease is uncommon in children and rarely suspected as a cause of abdominal complaints in this age group; the diagnosis is therefore made almost exclusively when complications develop. Peptic ulcer disease is usually not considered in the differential diagnosis of pediatric patients. We present the case of a 30-month-old boy with duodenal… CONTINUE READING