Black stomach in a 13 years old Ethiopian child
A 13 years old boy developed shock secondary to upper gastrointestinal bleeding.He developed cardiac arrest & survived after CPR. After stabilization, gastrointestinal endoscopy performed. It revealed a black stomach, which is a very rare appearance. He was managed at ICU. After stabilized, he discloses that he took household bleach. Approach depends on the type of injurious agent and endoscopic grading. Hence, we present the case with a review of literatures.
Key words: black stomach, endoscopy, caustic injury, Ethiopia
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