Duodenal intramural hematoma is a rare condition, mostly described in children and young adults. It can be a complication of duodenal biopsy, especially in patients with predisposing hemorrhagic diathesis. and can determine secondary pancreatitis because of ampullary hematoma. Postbiopsy duodenal hematoma has been reported mainly in children or young adults. The clinical symptoms of presentation are severe abdominal pain and emesis.
Citation: Leva E, Macchini F, Cesare AD, Arnoldi R, Gentilino V et al. (2012) Duodenal Hematoma and Pancreatitis Complicating Endoscopic Intestinal Biopsy in a Boy with Noonan Syndrome. J Trauma Treatment 1:122.