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An Unexpected Transformation

Cyriac Abby Philips, Tanmay Vyas


In this study, a middle aged woman, diagnosed with decompensated cirrhosis presented with complaints of malaise and exertional dyspnea since 3 months, with history of repeated blood transfusions. On evaluation, she was pale and icetric with grade II ascites. Further work up was revealed severe iron deficiency anemia. An upper digestive tract endoscopy (UGIE) revealed presence of small low risk esophageal varices and actively oozing gastric antral vascular ectasia

Key words: GAVE, portal hypertension, APC, cirrhosis, upper GI bleed

Med-Science. 2016; 5(3): 826-8

Medicine Science Vol:5 Issue:3 Year:2016 PP:751–918
Posted in Vol: 5 Issue: 3 Year: 2016 September pp: 751–918

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