Ng CH, Lai L, Lok KH, Li KK, Szeto ML. Choledochal varices bleeding: A case report. World J Gastrointest Endosc 2010; 2(5): 190-192
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World J Gastrointest Endosc. May 16, 2010; 2(5): 190-192 Published online May 16, 2010. doi: 10.4253/wjge.v2.i5.190
Choledochal varices bleeding: A case report
Chi Ho Ng, Lawrence Lai, Ka Ho Lok, Kin Kong Li, Ming Leung Szeto
Chi Ho Ng, Lawrence Lai, Ka Ho Lok, Kin Kong Li, Ming Leung Szeto, Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Tuen Mun Hospital, Hong Kong, China
Author contributions: Ng CH wrote this paper; Lai L and Li KK performed clinical endoscopic or ultrasound examination; Lok KH made preparations of this paper; and Szeto ML performed proof reading.
Correspondence to: Chi Ho Ng, FHKCP, MRCP(UK), MSc (CUHK), Department of Medicine and Geriatrics, Tuen Mun Hospital, Hong Kong, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: September 18, 2009 Revised: March 23, 2010 Accepted: March 30, 2010 Published online: May 16, 2010
Choledochal varices are a rare cause of hemobilia associated with chronic portal vein thrombosis. We present a case of chronic portal vein thrombosis complicated with bleeding from choledochal varices. The presentation, clinical manifestations and management are described.