2007
DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i28.3899
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Pseudoxantoma elasticum, as a repetitive upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage cause in a pregnant woman

Abstract: P s e u d ox a n t o m a e l a s t i c u m i s a ra re , h e re d i t a r y, multisystemic disease affecting the skin, eye, and cardiovascular system. A twenty-eight-year-old female has presented to emergency unit with the complaint of gastrointestinal hemorrhage. This patient, who had been monitored in the gastroenterology clinic more than 10 times in the past 8 years, noted a repetitive hemorrhage during her previous pregnancy in her history. The examination of the patient revealed the following signs and sy… Show more

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“…Around 15% of PXE patients will experience hemorrhage of the gastrointestinal or urinary tract (especially the stomach), compared with around 0.1% in the general population [16, 25, 44]. …”
Section: Clinical Descriptionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Around 15% of PXE patients will experience hemorrhage of the gastrointestinal or urinary tract (especially the stomach), compared with around 0.1% in the general population [16, 25, 44]. …”
Section: Clinical Descriptionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The clinical manifestations of the vascular involvement include loss of peripheral pulses, intermittent claudication, renovascular hypertension, acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage, intestinal angina, coronary artery disease presenting with angina pectoris and less frequently myocardial infarction [1315]. Cerebrovascular disease presents as transient ischemic attacks, “ministrokes”, and multi-infarct dementia [16].…”
Section: Clinical Featuresmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…A fenti elváltozások klinikailag perifériás érbetegség, koszorúérbetegség, főleg agyi kisérbetegség talaján kialakult ischaemiás stroke és gastrointestinalis vérzés formájában nyilvánulnak meg [17,[32][33][34]. Emellett bal kamrai diastolés diszfunkció korai kialakulását is leírták [35].…”
Section: Cardiovascularis Szövődményekunclassified
“…A leggyakrabban gyomor eredetű gastrointestinalis vérzések a fokozottan fragilis, kalcifikált submucosus erek sérülésének következtében alakulnak ki [34,35]. A vérzések sokszor előzetes jelek nélkül lépnek fel, súlyosságtól függően transzfúziót, vagy akár sebészi beavatkozást tehetnek szükségessé.…”
Section: Cardiovascularis Manifesztációk Diagnosztikájaunclassified