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VOLUME 15 , ISSUE 2 ( April, 2011 ) > List of Articles


Intramural hematoma of duodenum: An unusual complication after endoscopic therapy for a bleeding peptic ulcer

Shyam Sundar, Vikram Bhatia, Ramesh Kumar, Manoj Kumar Sharma, Hitendra Kumar Garg

Keywords : Duodenal hematoma, endotherapy, ulcer bleeding

Citation Information : Sundar S, Bhatia V, Kumar R, Sharma MK, Garg HK. Intramural hematoma of duodenum: An unusual complication after endoscopic therapy for a bleeding peptic ulcer. Indian J Crit Care Med 2011; 15 (2):134-136.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.83012

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-08-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


Intramural hematoma of duodenum (IDH) is a relatively unusual complication associated with endoscopic treatment of bleeding peptic ulcer. This unusual condition is usually seen in children following blunt trauma to the abdomen. We describe here a case of IDH occurring following endoscopic therapy for bleeding duodenal ulcer in an adult patient with end-stage renal disease. The hematomas appeared on the second day of endoscopic intervention, caused transient duodenal obstruction and resolved spontaneously with conservative treatment in a week.

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