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Use of laparoscope as rigid enteroscope in blue rubber bleb naevus syndrome

Author(s): Stephen David Adams | Rebecca Lisle | Tracy Coelho | Aroonkumar Chouhan | Assad Butt | Anies A. Mahomed

Journal: Surgical Techniques Development
ISSN 2038-9574

Volume: 1;
Issue: 1;
Start page: e12;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: small bowel | haemangioma | laparoscope | blue rubber bleb naevus syndrome.

Management of bleeding multiple haemangiomata within the gastrointestinal tract is a surgical challenge in this case of Blue Rubber Bleb Naevus Syndrome (BRBNS). Described is a novel use of the laparoscope as a rigid enteroscope in order to provide intraluminal imaging for successful lesional resection from small bowel.

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