An unusual presentation of a congenital intrahepatic arterioportal fistula in an infant with Down syndrome

James N. Bogert, D. Dean Potter, Sheri Crow, Grace M. Arteaga, Deborah K. Freese

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Abstract

Congenital intrahepatic arterioportal fistula is a rare entity that most often presents with symptoms of portal hypertension and malabsorption. We discuss a patient who presented with distributive shock, congestive heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, ascites, and a history of severe constipation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)252-255
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of pediatric surgery
Volume46
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011

Keywords

  • Congenital fistula
  • Down syndrome
  • Intrahepatic arterioportal fistula
  • Portal hypertension
  • Vascular malformation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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