Current Issues of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences

Gastrointestinal hemorrhage in a 21-month-old girl in the course of lymphonodular hyperplasia (LNH). Case report

Current Issues in Pharmacy and Medical Sciences Vol. 26, No. 1, Pages 33-34

AGNIESZKA MROCZKOWSKA-JUCHKIEWICZ, AGNIESZKA PAWŁOWSKA-KAMIENIAK,
DOROTA GOŁYSKA, KATARZYNA KOMINEK, ELŻBIETA PAC-KOŻUCHOWSKA

Pediatric Clinic, Medical University, Lublin, Poland; Children’s University Hospital, Poland

DOI: 10.12923/j.2084-980X/26.1/a.06

 

Abstract

Gastrointestinal hemorrhage is an emergency condition requiring immediate diagnostics. The case of a 21-month-old girl is  presented with massive bleeding from the lower gastrointestinal tract in the course of lymphonodular hyperplasia. Lymphonodular hyperplasia, as a cause of bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract in children, is a rarely observed pathology of un known etiology.

Keywords

lymphonodular hyperplasia, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, children

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