Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (2021-01-01)

Congenital Intrahepatic Arterioportal Fistula: Extremely Rare Cause of Melena and Chronic Diarrhea in Children

  • Sachit Anand,
  • Vishesh Jain,
  • Sandeep Agarwala,
  • Chabi Ranu Gupta,
  • Devasenathipathy Kandasamy,
  • Shivanand Gamanagatti

DOI
https://doi.org/10.4103/jiaps.JIAPS_51_20
Journal volume & issue
Vol. 26, no. 1
pp. 54 – 56

Abstract

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Congenital intrahepatic arterioportal fistulas are rare causes of presinusoidal portal hypertension in children. A rare case of arterioportal fistula in an infant is being reported. This report also highlights the need for long-term surveillance in such cases, despite being a benign pathology.

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