BMC Gastroenterol 2022 May 15;22(1):245. Epub 2022 May 15.
Department of Medical Imaging Center, Renmin Hospital, Hubei University of Medicine, No. 39 Chaoyang Middle Road, Shiyan, 442000, Hubei, China.
Background: Calcification of abdominal lymph node is a common clinical phenomenon, but it is extremely rare to cause serious adverse clinical outcomes. In the present case, the ruptured hemorrhage of the oesophagogastric fundic varices occurred as a result of portal hypertension due to compression of the portal vein by calcified lymph nodes. The patient was treated with medication, interventional therapy, endoscopic therapy, and surgery, respectively and the four different treatment options for the bleeding are worth summarizing. Read More