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Bleeding Esophageal Varices complications
Bleeding Esophageal Varices

Complications could include:

  • Peritonitis is the inflammation of a thin layer of tissue inside the abdomen. Caused by bacteria or fungus, it causes tenderness, bloating, fatigue, greying of the skin, and other problems.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. General symptoms include chest pain, fever, cough, and difficulty breathing.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Learn more about lung development in infants and infant breathing disorders.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lung abscess is a bacterial infection that occurs in the lung tissue. The infection causes tissue to die, and pus collects in that space.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hemorrhagic shock is a medical emergency where the body begins to shut down due to heavy blood loss. It results from injuries that involve heavy bleeding.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hypovolemic shock (hemorrhagic shock) is a life-threatening condition that results when you lose more than 20 percent of your body's blood or fluid supply, preventing the heart from pumping sufficient blood to your body.
    Source:HLCMS
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