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Weber-Christian disease producing splenic vein occlusion and bleeding gastric varices: successful treatment with sclerotherapy.
  1. D. Heseltine,
  2. M. Bramble,
  3. A. Cole,
  4. D. Clarke,
  5. W. Castle
  1. Middlesbrough General Hospital, Cleveland, UK.


    A 48 year old woman with intra-abdominal Weber-Christian disease presented with bleeding gastric varices and evidence of splenic vein occlusion. We describe the problems encountered in making this diagnosis and subsequent treatment.

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