Spontaneous duodenal hematoma: A rare cause of upper gastrointestinal tract obstruction

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Abstract

Intramural duodenal hematoma is a rare cause of proximal gastrointestinal tract obstruction most frequently encountered in the setting of abdominal trauma or coagulation deficiencies. Here we report a case of a 75-year-old man who spontaneously developed an intramural duodenal hematoma with no apparent inciting event or risk factors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)794-796
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Surgery
Volume143
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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