Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 53, Issue 4, pp 1152–1153 | Cite as

Fatal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Due to Hepatic Artery Pseudoaneurysm Diagnosed by Endoscopy

  • J. J. Sebastián
  • E. Peña
  • J. M. Blas
  • G. Ceña
Original Paper


We report a case of fatal gastrointestinal bleeding due to hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm diagnosed by means of endoscopy in a 66-year-old male who had undergone laparoscopic cholecystectomy the previous month. We think that the image is of remarkable interest and rarity.


Aneurysm, False Gastrointestinal haemorrhage Duodenum Diagnosis 



The authors wish to thank Mrs . Nuria Leris R.N. for her outstanding technical skill which was essential for the consecution of the images.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. J. Sebastián
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. Peña
    • 1
  • J. M. Blas
    • 1
  • G. Ceña
    • 1
  1. 1.Gastroenterology UnitRoyo Villanova General HospitalZaragozaSpain
  2. 2.Servicio de Aparato DigestivoHospital General Royo VillanovaZaragozaSpain

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