A "vanishing" cause of upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Pathogenetic hypothesis of autoamputation.

@article{Iacopini2008AC,
  title={A "vanishing" cause of upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Pathogenetic hypothesis of autoamputation.},
  author={Giampaolo Iacopini and Assunta De Cesare and Federico Iacopini and Mario Alessandro Vitale and Giuseppe Villotti},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2008},
  volume={57 11},
  pages={
          1503, 1591
        }
}
A 57-year-old man presented with melaena of 2 days duration. He was haemodynamically stable and his haemoglobin level was 10 g/dl. An urgent oesophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed a solitary polyp with a long stalk prolapsing from the bulb into the third duodenum. The stalk consisted of a large, … 
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