Small bowel capillary dilatation in portal hypertension

Charles Gallagher, Fiona Bonar, James Dempsey, John Crowe*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


A patient with small bowel capillary dilatation and cirrhosis is reported. This patient had persistent, unexplained gastrointestinal bleeding. Small bowel capillary dilatation appears to be unique to patients with portal hypertension. The possible role of small bowel capillary dilatation in causing gastrointestinal bleeding is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)541-543
Number of pages3
JournalPostgraduate Medical Journal
Issue number716
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes


Dive into the research topics of 'Small bowel capillary dilatation in portal hypertension'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this