Gastrointestinal bleeding due to arteriovenous malformation of the jejunum

Rolando Vásquez Alva, Víctor Yuri Ramos Cabrera, Alejandro Yabar Berrocal

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A 23-year old male patient with no history of importance was admitted to Emergency because of dark red stools, tendency to lethargy and hypotension, with significant anemia proceeding to perform on blood transfusion, upper endoscopy, abdominal angiotomography and arteriography with clinical diagnosis of Dieulafoy lesion motivated exploratory laparotomy finding injury vascular, the jejunum with active bleeding. The management of severe gastrointestinal bleeding with hemodynamic compromise and uncommon cause of arteriovenous malformation in the jejunum is discussed.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)387-390
Number of pages4
JournalRevista de gastroenterologia del Peru : organo oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterologia del Peru
StatePublished - 1 Oct 2017


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