General Surgery (East Africa); Imaging and Diagnostic Radiology (East Africa); Paediatrics and Child Health (East Africa); Pathology (East Africa)
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.
Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports
Hussain, S. R.,
(2021). Hemobilia secondary to choledochal cyst. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, 75(102082), 1-5.
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