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WHAT A FLUKE!: THE FIRST DOCUMENTED CASE OF CHOLECYSTIC VARICES CAUSING BILIARY OBSTRUCTION AS A SEQUELAE OF SCHISTOSOMIASIS

Case Presentation: A 53-year-old Sierra Leonean man with schistosomiasis presented with two months of jaundice and abdominal distension. Two years earlier, he was diagnosed with schistosomiasis complicated by non-cirrhotic portal hypertension, splenomegaly, and esophageal and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:45:02+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on WHAT A FLUKE!: THE FIRST DOCUMENTED CASE OF CHOLECYSTIC VARICES CAUSING BILIARY OBSTRUCTION AS A SEQUELAE OF SCHISTOSOMIASIS