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Patient with jaundice & melaena- a rare case report on haemobilia due to idiopathic hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm

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Sanchayan Thanancheyan ,

Teaching Hospital - Jaffna, LK
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Ghetheeswaran Srivickneswaran,

Teaching Hospital - Jaffna, LK
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Ketheeswary Sivasethambaram

Teaching Hospital - Jaffna, LK
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Abstract

Haemobilia is a rare clinical phenomenon where patients often present with melaena and jaundice. This case report describes a patient admitted with the clinical picture of haemobilia and was found to have hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm which opened in to cystic duct and caused compression at porta hepatis resulting in anaemia, melaena and obstructive jaundice.
How to Cite: Thanancheyan, S., Srivickneswaran, G. and Sivasethambaram, K., 2020. Patient with jaundice & melaena- a rare case report on haemobilia due to idiopathic hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm. Journal of the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine, 7(2), pp.E114 1–6. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/jpgim.8282
Published on 27 Oct 2020.
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