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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations


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
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1 2008


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

Cite this