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HPB Surg. 1999 April; 11(3): 171–173.
PMCID: PMC2423963

Endoscopic Management of Bleeding Ectopic Varices With Histoacryl


Bleeding from antral and duodenal varices is an uncommon feature in patients with portal hypertension. We report a patient with cirrhosis and portal vein thrombosis, who had a massive bleed from antral and duodenal varices. Bleeding was controlled with endoscopic injection of varices using histoacryl. Endoscopic treatment and the relatively uncommon occurrence of antral and duodenal varices are highlighted.

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