Ben-Ari, Z and McCormick, AP and Jain, S and Burroughs, AK (1995) Spontaneous haemoperitoneum caused by ruptured varices in a patient with non-cirrhotic portal hypertension. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol , 7 (1) 87 - 90.
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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 > Faculty of Medical Sciences > Medicine (Division of)|
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