Unusual sites of upper gastrointestinal variceal bleeding.


When patients with portal hypertension bleed from varices, these are most commonly located in the esophagus and gastric fundus. However, varices can develop anywhere in the upper or lower gastrointestinal tract. Oftentimes if an active upper gastrointestinal bleeding site is not evident at the time of endoscopy, bleeding is attributed to any esophageal or… (More)


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@article{Manzione1987UnusualSO, title={Unusual sites of upper gastrointestinal variceal bleeding.}, author={Nancy C. Manzione and Keemee Das and Allan W. Wolkoff and Nicholas T. Carnevale}, journal={Journal of clinical gastroenterology}, year={1987}, volume={9 1}, pages={40-2} }