Nontraumatic hemobilia in children - European Journal of Ped
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Hemobilia is a rare cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in children and usually follows trauma to the hepatobiliary-pancreatic system. The most common etiologies reported in adults are infections, infestations, or neoplasms.The advent of endoscopy and interventional radiology raises the possibility of noninvasive management. Due to its rarity, this condition continues to be a diagnostic challenge in pediatric surgical patients. Two patients are presented illustrating the diagnostic difficulties. Following recognition of the site of bleeding the surgery was successful in each case. After a review of the literature, a diagnostic workup is proposed...

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