Bleeding Stump: A Case Report

Authors

  • Veeraraghavan Krishnamurthy
  • Mohammed Ali

Keywords:

Gastrojejunostomy, Endovascular graft repair, Endosonography, Gastroscopy, Billroth reconstruction

Abstract

We report here an interesting case of upper Gastrointestinal (GI) bleed due to post op gastric stump carcinoma. The patientpresented with intermittent melena and symptoms of anaemia for past 3 months. He also had co-morbidities like post Gastrojejunostomy (GJ) status, chronic kidney disease, coronary artery disease, hypertension and endovascular graft repair of aortic aneurysm. While evaluating GI bleed, he was found to have post op stump early gastric cancer following which he underwent surgery. We are reporting this case due to rarity of post op stump cancer presenting after 34 years of surgery with UGI bleed. We are highlighting the importance of endoscopic surveillance to diagnose gastric cancer at an early stage in post GJ status patients.

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Published

30-06-2016

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Veeraraghavan Krishnamurthy, & Mohammed Ali. (2016). Bleeding Stump: A Case Report. Research Inspiration: An International Multidisciplinary E-Journal, 1(III), 18–23. Retrieved from http://researchinspiration.com/index.php/ri/article/view/33

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