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Surgical presentation of ischaemic hepatitis
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    Is this a case of ischemic hepatitis presenting as acute abdomen??

    Dear Editor

    I read with interest this case of ischaemic hepatitis mimicking intestinal ischemia by Powell et al.[1]

    This patient who presented with upper GI bleeding for three days, was in hypovolemic shock as initial examination revealed tachycardia, tachypnoea, hypotension and severe anaemia. This was certainly due to an upper GI bleed from the acute duodenal ulcer found on endoscopy. The shock...

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