Intramural duodenal hematoma mimicking an intestinal mass on sonography

Eduard Ghersin, Diana Gaitini, Orly Wills, Michal Soudack, Ahuva Engel

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Intramural duodenal hematoma (IDH) is an uncommon lesion usually caused by blunt abdominal trauma such as handlebar injuries and child abuse. Bleeding disorders and anticoagulation therapy are known as potential causes of spontaneous IDH. Intramural duodenal hematoma after endoscopic intestinal biopsy is rare; to our knowledge, by 1998 only 16 cases had been reported in the medical literature. Here we describe a large IDH after endoscopic intestinal biopsy, which sonographically simulated an intestinal polypoid mass.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)693-695
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Ultrasound in Medicine
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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