Angiodysplasia of the colon: A cause of rectal bleeding

Abstract

Colonic angiodysplasia is a vascular lesion of the colon that may become the source of low grade chronic or intermittently massive rectal bleeding. It is a lesion of the elderly, almost always found in the cecum and the ascending colon. Etiology and pathogenesis are unknown. The diagnosis can be made with angiography based on the demonstration of a vascular… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02551967

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