Spontaneous duodenal hematoma in a patient with Glanzmann's thrombasthenia

Jr Derose, S. Diamond, K. Bergman

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Abstract

Spontaneous intramural duodenal hematoma is a rare problem, most commonly seen in children who have coagulation disorders. A child who had Glanzmann's thrombasthenia, a disorder of platelet function, presented with signs and symptoms of duodenal obstruction. Nonoperative management of an obstructing duodenal hematoma was successful and potentially life-threatening surgery was avoided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1341-1343
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume32
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Duodenal hematoma
  • Glanzmann's thrombasthenia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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