|Dieulafoy’s Lesion – An unusual cause of acute abdominal pain in a child
Swapna K Pillai, VK Fhausiya, SM Shaji, Lalitha Kailas, Haritha Hari Sankar, Roshan Joseph John
April-June 2019, 4(2):1-3
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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