Bleeding angiodysplasia of the major duodenal papilla: how should it be handled?

@article{Artifon2006BleedingAO,
  title={Bleeding angiodysplasia of the major duodenal papilla: how should it be handled?},
  author={{\'E}. Artifon and P. Sakai and G. Luz and C. Furuya and A. Safatle-Ribeiro and T. F. de Souza and S. Ishioka},
  journal={Clinics},
  year={2006},
  volume={61 3},
  pages={
          277-8
        }
}
Angiodysplasia is characterized by degenerative vascular dilation of the capillary net in the absence of dysplastic tissue. On endoscopy, flat or slightly elevated, reddish, roundish or starry lesions are observed, measuring normally between 2 and 10 mm. Angiodysplasia is a frequent cause of unexplained upper gastrointestinal bleeding with significant morbidity. It often occurs in the gastric antrum but may also occur in the duodenum and rarely in the esophagus. In the small bowel, it is the… Expand
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