Recurrent massive bleeding due to dissecting intramural hematoma of the esophagus: treatment with therapeutic angiography.

@article{Shim2009RecurrentMB,
  title={Recurrent massive bleeding due to dissecting intramural hematoma of the esophagus: treatment with therapeutic angiography.},
  author={Jaejun Shim and Jae Young Jang and Young Hwangbo and Seok Ho Dong and Joo Hyeong Oh and Hyo Jong Kim and By Hwajung Kim and Young Woon Chang and Rin Chang},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 41},
  pages={5232-5}
}
Spontaneous or traumatic intramural bleeding of the esophagus, which is often associated with overlying mucosal dissection, constitutes a rare spectrum of esophageal injury called dissecting intramural hematoma of the esophagus (DIHE). Chest pain, swallowing difficulty, and minor hematemesis are common, which resolve spontaneously in most cases. This case report describes a patient with spontaneous DIHE with recurrent massive bleeding which required critical management and highlights a… CONTINUE READING

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