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Spontaneous intramural duodenal haematoma with transient biliary obstruction and acute cholecystitis.
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PMID:  21221492     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intramural duodenal haematoma (IDH) is uncommon and usually presents with upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Trauma, anticoagulant therapy, blood coagulation disorders and endoscopic interventions have been reported to cause IDH. IDH secondary to antiplatelet therapy has not been previously reported in the literature. We report IDH secondary to aspirin therapy that was associated with transient obstructive jaundice and acute cholecystitis in a 47-year-old woman. The patient was successfully managed with conservative management.
Authors:
N Basir; V H Chong
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Singapore medical journal     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0037-5675     ISO Abbreviation:  Singapore Med J     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404516     Medline TA:  Singapore Med J     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e198-200     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Medicine, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital, Bandar Seri Begawan, BA 1710, Brunei Darussalam. chongvuih@yahoo.co.uk.
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