[Successful treatment of recurrent lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage in intestinal angiodysplasia with an estrogen-progesterone combination].


A 75-year-old man with angiodysplasia of the sigmoid and rectum and recurrent lower gastrointestinal bleeding episodes, despite repeated endoscopic laser-coagulation, was successfully treated with oestrogen-progesterone. Besides angiodysplasia he had aortic valvular stenosis, monoclonal gammopathy, mild renal insufficiency, and moderate peripheral… (More)