Rupture of hepatic aneurysm complicating hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Rendu disease) for which hepatic arterial coil embolization was effective.

@article{Miyabe2007RuptureOH,
  title={Rupture of hepatic aneurysm complicating hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (Osler-Weber-Rendu disease) for which hepatic arterial coil embolization was effective.},
  author={Katsuyuki Miyabe and Shinji Akita and Yasuhiro Kitajima and Masamichi Hirai and Itaru Naitoh and Kazuki Hayashi and Tetsu Okamoto and Yasutaka Okayama and Kazuo Gotoh and Hirotaka Ohara and Takashi Joh and Yoshifumi Yokoyama and Makoto Itoh},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 12},
  pages={
          2352-7
        }
}
A 74-year-old woman was transferred to our hospital for further examinations because of abdominal fullness and abnormal levels of serum liver/biliary enzyme persisting for 3 weeks. She had anemia and dilatation of many capillary vessels in her fingers, palms, and tongue in addition to reporting frequent incidences of nasal bleeding in herself and her family. Abdominal ultrasonography detected a cystic lesion in the right hepatic lobe, connected to a dilated tortuous hepatic artery. A low-echoic… CONTINUE READING
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