Document Type

Article

Department

General Surgery (East Africa); Imaging and Diagnostic Radiology (East Africa); Paediatrics and Child Health (East Africa); Pathology (East Africa)

Abstract

Non variceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in children is rare. A 5-year-old presented with hematemesis and melena. Pre-referral imaging and exploratory laparotomy did not reveal the source of bleeding. Hemobilia was detected on endoscopy MRI showed a choledochal cyst. The patient underwent successful resection of the cyst and hepaticojejunostomy.

Publication

Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports

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Pediatrics Commons

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