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Publication Name World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Manuscript ID 3206
Country of Manuscript Source United States
Received
2013-04-14 17:21
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ISSN 1948-5190 (online)
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
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Specialty Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Case Report
Article Title Conservative management of small bowel perforation in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type Ⅳ
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All Author List Satya Allaparthi, Himanshu Verma, David L Burns and Ann M Joyce
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Corresponding author Satya Allaparthi, MD, Department of Medicine, Saint Vincent Hospital, 123 Summer Street, Worcester, MA 01608, United States. surgsatya@yahoo.com
Keywords Type-Ⅳ Ehlers-Danlos syndrome; Gastrointestinal hemorrhage; Bowel perforation; Conservative management; Non-operative; COL3A1; Connective tissue disorder
Core Tip Gastrointestinal bleeding and bowel perforations are known complications of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) type Ⅳ Tissue fragility and hemorrhage tendency pose diagnostic as well as therapeutic dilemmas for both surgeons and gastroenterologists. We performed an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and ileoscopy in a bleeding patient with history of EDS type Ⅳ. The upper endoscopy procedure was uneventful with minimal air used for luminal distension. A small bowel perforation was found. This case highlights the tissue fragility and serosal tears that can occur upon slight handling. Conservative management proved the best course of action.
Publish Date 2013-08-13 11:51
Citation Allaparthi S, Verma H, Burns DL, Joyce AM. Conservative management of small bowel perforation in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type Ⅳ. World J Gastrointest Endosc 2013; 5(8): 398-401
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1948-5190/full/v5/i8/398.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.4253/wjge.v5.i8.398
Full Article (PDF) WJGE-5-398.pdf
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