Spontaneous haemoperitoneum caused by ruptured varices in a patient with non-cirrhotic portal hypertension.
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol
To report the case of a patient with a spontaneous, massive and fatal intraperitoneal haemorrhage from porto-systemic collaterals, caused by portal hypertension. We also review the cases of 18 cirrhotic patients with spontaneous bleeding of intraperitoneal varices and no previous abdominal surgery reported in the literature.
|Title:||Spontaneous haemoperitoneum caused by ruptured varices in a patient with non-cirrhotic portal hypertension.|
|Keywords:||Adult, Collateral Circulation, Hemoperitoneum, Humans, Hypertension, Portal, Male, Peritoneum, Rupture, Spontaneous, Varicose Veins|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences
UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Medicine (Division of)
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