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Upper Gastrointestinal Ischemia as a Rare Complication of Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
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  • Masayuki Ueno,
  • Yuichi Shimodate,
  • Kazuya Okada,
  • Ryosuke Takaya,
  • Hiroshi Yamamoto,
  • Motowo Mizuno
Masayuki Ueno
Kurashiki Central Hospital
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Yuichi Shimodate
Kurashiki Central Hospital
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Kazuya Okada
Kurashiki Central Hospital
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Ryosuke Takaya
Kurashiki Central Hospital
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Hiroshi Yamamoto
Kurashiki Central Hospital
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Motowo Mizuno
Kurashiki Central Hospital
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Abstract

Here, we report a case of PNH with gastroduodenal lesions likely caused by transient mucosal ischemia due to thrombosis. When patients with PNH present with abdominal symptoms, thrombosis-induced gastrointestinal injury should be considered. Recognition of gastric patchy redness on esophagogastroduodenoscopy may help make the diagnosis of this potentially serious complication.

Peer review status:Published

13 Aug 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
18 Aug 2020Submission Checks Completed
18 Aug 2020Assigned to Editor
07 Sep 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
21 Sep 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
05 Oct 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
12 Oct 20201st Revision Received
12 Oct 2020Submission Checks Completed
12 Oct 2020Assigned to Editor
12 Oct 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
30 Oct 2020Editorial Decision: Accept
Jan 2021Published in Clinical Case Reports volume 9 issue 1 on pages 506-510. 10.1002/ccr3.3567