Angiodysplasia as a cause of gastrointestinal bleeding in childhood.


UNLABELLED Whereas in adults angiodysplasia is a frequent cause of gastrointestinal bleeding, in children this disorder is extremely rare. A 7 10/12 year old girl is presented suffering over 3-4 months from mild but recurrent rectal bleeding. Blood count and serum ferritin and transferrin levels were normal. The rectosigmoideoscopy revealed a rectal lesion… (More)


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