A cavernous hemangioma of the rectum treated as a hemorrhoid for 1 year prior to its, diagnosis: Report of a case

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We report herein the case of a 28-year-old woman with a rectal cavernous hemangioma in whom recurrent rectal bleeding and marked anemia were interpreted as being caused by her coexisting internal hemorrhoids, resulting in a delay in the correct diagnosis for 1 year. Digital examination revealed a walnut-sized, wide-based, and elastic soft mass, 3 cm… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01636317

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@article{Kishi1994ACH, title={A cavernous hemangioma of the rectum treated as a hemorrhoid for 1 year prior to its, diagnosis: Report of a case}, author={Kiyoshi Kishi and Sadamu Takahashi and Takashi Sawata and Toyokazu Furumoto and Yoshihiro Kawamura and Kazuyoshi Kato}, journal={Surgery Today}, year={1994}, volume={24}, pages={833-836} }