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Unique intestinal CT imaging with bleeding from a duodenal diverticulum following myelodysplastic syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18520117     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Duodenal diverticula generally occur in 2.5% of upper gastrointestinal examinations and are usually asymptomatic, but can cause hemorrhage on rare occasions. The frequency of gastrointestinal hemorrhage in patients with MDS or hematologic neoplasm caused by duodenal diverticulum is not known. Therefore, the correct diagnosis of intestinal hemorrhage is important, as severe enterocolitis may cause a patient with MDS to bleed from the diverticulum.
Kichinosuke Kobayashi; Taiji Yokote; Toshikazu Akioka; Nobuya Hiraoka; Satoko Oka; Satoshi Hara; Takuji Miyoshi; Yuji Hirata; Takayuki Takubo; Motomu Tsuji; Toshiaki Hanafusa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-06-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  47     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-03     Completed Date:  2008-07-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1039-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine (I), Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki.
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MeSH Terms
Diverticulum / etiology*,  radiography*
Duodenal Diseases / etiology*,  radiography*
Enterocolitis / complications,  radiography
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology*,  radiography*
Middle Aged
Myelodysplastic Syndromes / complications*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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