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Gastrointestinal emergencies 

Gastrointestinal emergencies
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Gastrointestinal emergencies
Author(s):

Spence Roy A.J.

, and Johnston Patrick G.

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199215638.003.0007
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date: 20 August 2019

Gastrointestinal bleed 230

Gastrointestinal obstruction 238

Malignant ascites 244

Paracentesis 250

Gastrointestinal perforation 252

Acute pancreatitis 254

Ascending cholangitis 260

Hepatic bleeding 262

Budd–Chiari syndrome 264

GI bleeding may be the presenting feature of malignancy (e.g. colorectal, oesophageal, gastric); however, it is more commonly related to the drugs used in the treatment of malignancy (e.g. NSAIDs, steroids) and other non-malignant causes....

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