Primary biliary cirrhosis complicated with sigmoid colonic varices: the usefulness of computed tomographic angiography
Purchase on Springer.com
$39.95 / €34.95 / £29.95*
Rent the article at a discountRent now
* Final gross prices may vary according to local VAT.
Gastroesophageal varices are the major complication of portal hypertension. Ectopic varices develop in various organs such as the duodenum, colon, and gallbladder. However, varices other than at gastroesophageal or rectal sites is a rare entity. We report a 53-year-old patient with primary biliary cirrhosis complicated by sigmoid colonic varices. Computed tomographic angiography was useful to understand the entire status of the varices.
- Primary biliary cirrhosis complicated with sigmoid colonic varices: the usefulness of computed tomographic angiography
Volume 28, Issue 6 , pp 831-834
- Cover Date
- Print ISSN
- Online ISSN
- Additional Links
- Sigmoid colonic varices
- Portal hypertension
- Collateral vein
- Primary biliary cirrhosis
- Computed tomographic angiography.
- Industry Sectors
- Author Affiliations
- 1. First Department of Internal Medicine, Gunma University School of Medicine, Maebashi, Gunma 371-8511, Japan
- 2. Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Gunma University School of Medicine, Maebashi, Gunma 371-8511, Japan