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A patient with gastric fundal varices and colonic varices due to splenic vein thrombosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9455099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a patient presenting with melena. Endoscopic examination showed gastric fundal varices as well as colonic varices. The latter is rarely encountered and is usually associated with portal hypertension. On angiography there appeared to be a splenic vein thrombosis which is only reported once earlier as a cause of colonic varices. A short review of the literature concerning colonic varices is added.
Authors:
P Van Wijngaarden; H E Van der Wiel; G W Tetteroo; W A Bode
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Netherlands journal of medicine     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0300-2977     ISO Abbreviation:  Neth J Med     Publication Date:  1997 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-03-06     Completed Date:  1998-03-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0356133     Medline TA:  Neth J Med     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  187-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Ijsselland Hospital, Capelle a/d Ijssel, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Colon / blood supply*
Esophageal and Gastric Varices / etiology*
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Splenectomy
Splenic Vein*
Thrombosis / complications*,  surgery
Varicose Veins / etiology*

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