We port a cirrhotic patient with duodenal vascular ectasia and spontaneous bleeding. The bleeding was successfully controlled with argon plasma coagulation. Duodenal vascular ectasia may be a cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with cirrhosis, and argon plasma coagulation may be effective and safe to achieve hemostasis of this lesion.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||World Journal of Gastroenterology|
|Publication status||Published - 2007 Oct 14|
- Gastrointestinal hemorrhage
- Vascular ectasia
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