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Bleeding from alimentary tract in pseudo Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Barbara Kamińska, Ewa Kozielska, Maria Korzon, Mariusz Czaja, Piotr Banach

Med Sci Monit 2000; 6(3): CS596-601

ID: 421303


The report describes a case of a four-month-old infant, who developed acutegastric ulcer while being hospitalised because of pneumonia. One year's observation of the patient, additionaltests, especially gastroscopy with histopathological evaluation of biopsy specimen, determination ofgastrin level in blood serum, and therapy analysis allow to establish a diagnosis of pseudo Zollinger-Ellisonsyndrome.

Keywords: Edema, Gastric Mucosa, Gastrins, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Humans, Infant, Male, Stomach Diseases, stomach ulcer, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome