Ruptured esophageal varices caused by metastatic liver tumors

Tadahiro Nozoe, Takashi Matsumata, Keizo Sugimachi

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Abstract

We herein report a case ora 50-year-old male with hematemesis due to the rupture from esophageal varices coexisting with multiple liver tumors metastasizing from sigmoid colon cancer. The causal etiology of esophageal varices rupture in the current case was considered to be the intrahepatic portal hypertension brought by the stagnation of the blood flow of the intrahepatic portal vein suppressed by the metastatic liver tumors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)191-192
Number of pages2
JournalHepato-gastroenterology
Volume49
Issue number43
Publication statusPublished - 2002

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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