Intrahepatic hematoma resulting in obstructive jaundice. An unusual complication of liver biopsy

Roberto O. Chiprut, Richard A. Greenwald, Steven J. Morris, Robert Zeppa, Eugene R. Schiff

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Abstract

A patient who developed obstructive jaundice as a complication of a liver biopsy is presented. The jaundice was found to be attributable to obstruction of the biliary tree at the level of the bifurcation by an intrahepatic hematoma. The patient had a complete and spontaneous recovery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)124-127
Number of pages4
JournalGastroenterology
Volume74
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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