A 12-year-old girl presenting with hematemesis, melena and gradual abdominal distension

Authors

  • Mukesh Khadga Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Md. Benzamin Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Rubaiyat Alam Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Nasreen Sultana National Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied sciences, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Md. Rukunuzzaman Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Faculty of Pediatrics, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v13i2.47604

Keywords:

Abdominal distension

Abstract

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A 12-year-old girl, 2nd issue of non-consanguineous parents, immunized as per EPI schedule, presented with the history of hematemesis and melena 3 months back and abdominal distension for 1 year. After the episodes of hematemesis and melena, she received 1 unit of blood transfusion. She had no history of fever, jaundice, abdominal trauma, umbilical catheterization, umbilical sepsis, severe dehydration, offending drug intake and abdominal trauma or any surgery.

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Published

2020-06-16

How to Cite

Khadga, M., Benzamin, M., Alam, R., Sultana, N., & Rukunuzzaman, M. (2020). A 12-year-old girl presenting with hematemesis, melena and gradual abdominal distension. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 13(2), 58–62. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v13i2.47604

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