Articles Related to small bowel
The Importance of Spontaneous Intramural Hematoma of the Small Bowel and Close Follow-up in Intensive Care Unit Due to Warfarin Use: A Case Report
Intramural hematoma is a rare complication of oral anticoagulant therapy that occurs in 0.04% of patients treated with warfarin. In this article, we present this case to raise awareness about the diagnosis and management of this disease.
We report the case of a 52 year old man having no previous abdominal surgery who presented with small bowel obstruction. Computerised tomography showed mid jejunal obstruction, however, the cause of the obstruction could not be diagnosed radiologically. Laparotomy was performed and the obstruction was found to be due to a small annular jejunal tumour.
Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction (SOD) is a known gastrointestinal disorder that has been well documented but is difficult to diagnose noninvasively.