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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 1-3

Dieulafoy’s Lesion – An unusual cause of acute abdominal pain in a child


The Department of Paediatrics, Sree Gokulam Medical College, Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala, India

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Swapna K Pillai
The Department of Paediatrics, Sree Gokulam Medical College, Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala
India
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Dieulafoy’s disease is a rare cause of abdominal pain and G I bleeding. A 10 year old girl having recurrent abdominal pain, GI bleeding and epistaxis. Ileal nodularity and prominent submucosal vessels seen in CT angiogram. Child underwent surgical treatment with favorable outcome. Diuelafoy’s disease can cause bleeding at multiple sites due to abnormal dilated vessels.


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