Duodenal hematoma

Background[1][2]

  • Relatively uncommon, occurs most frequently in children after blunt abdominal trauma
    • May also occur as a complication of endoscopy
  • Diagnosis difficult as symptoms often delayed

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Evaluation

Workup

Diagnosis

Management

  • Often resolves spontaneously with NG tube placement, enteral rest, IVF, and pain control

Complications

Disposition

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References

  1. Shiozawa K, Watanabe M, Igarashi Y, Matsukiyo Y, Matsui T, Sumino Y. Acute pancreatitis secondary to intramural duodenal hematoma: Case report and literature review. World J Radiol. 2010;2(7):283-288. doi:10.4329/wjr.v2.i7.283
  2. Deambrosis K, Subramanya MS, Memon B, Memon MA. Delayed duodenal hematoma and pancreatitis from a seatbelt injury. West J Emerg Med. 2011;12(1):128-130.