Atlas of Gastroenterological Endoscopy
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Duodenal varices
Duodenal Varices The lower half of the picture shows a convolute of tense, winding varices. Located in the descending part of the duodenum they are portosystemic collaterals. Development takes place in response to portal hypertension,though the duodenum is a rare site of occurrrence.
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