2013, Number 5
Acta Pediatr Mex 2013; 34 (5)
Jovel-Banegas LE, Cadena-León JF, Cázares- Méndez JM, Ramírez-Mayans JA, Cervantes-Bustamante R, Zárate-Mondragón FE, Montijo-Barrios E, Toro-Monjaraz EM
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ABSTRACTAcute gastrointestinal bleeding in children is an alarming situation for parents and physicians. Its etiology is age related. This review suggests a diagnostic and therapeutic approach according to the age of the patient, the bleeding site, the presence of hemodynamic compromise, and clinical signs, thus, encouraging an early therapeutic intervention.