Unusual Causes of Upper Gastro-Intestinal Bleeding
Basrah Journal of Surgery,
2002, Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages 0-0
AbstractThree patients with upper gastro intestinal (UGI) bleeding have been admitted to Baghdad Teaching Hospital over the period from 1999-2002. The first patient was a 35-year old female with recurrent UGI bleeding; the investigations and operative findings proved that the cause of bleeding was due to false aneurysm of the splenic artery communicating with the pancreatic ducts. The second patient was a 70-year old male, the cause of the attacks of bleeding was due to malignant endocrinal tumor of the head of pancreas eroding the duodenum. The third patient was a 65-year old female with gastric perforation and bleeding due to tuberculosis of stomach as shown by histopathology results.
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