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Hemobilia developing from an aneurysm of the left gastric artery

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In the case reported herein, hemobilia was caused by an aneurysm of the left gastric artery which arose as a separate vessel from the aorta. The role of subselective angiography in the evaluation of hemobilia is emphasized.

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Correspondence to James A. Usselman M.D..

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Warmath, M.A., Usselman, J.A. Hemobilia developing from an aneurysm of the left gastric artery. Gastrointest Radiol 5, 21–23 (1980). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01888594

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  • Angiography, indications
  • Biliary tract, bleeding