Intestinal angiodysplasia: an uncommon cause of gastrointestinal bleeding in children.

@article{Chuang2011IntestinalAA,
  title={Intestinal angiodysplasia: an uncommon cause of gastrointestinal bleeding in children.},
  author={F W Chuang and Jen-Shyang Lin and C. P. S. Yeung and Wai-Tao Chan and Chuen-Bin Jiang and Hung-chang Lee},
  journal={Pediatrics and neonatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={214-8}
}
BACKGROUND Angiodysplasia of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is recognized as an important cause of lower GI bleeding in elderly. It usually involves the cecum and right colon in adults. Unlike the adult group, there has been little experience with the pediatric population. METHODS From July 2004 to October 2008, patients presenting at the Mackay Memorial Hospital with GI hemorrhage diagnosed as angiodysplasia by helical computed tomographic angiography were reviewed. RESULTS Eighteen… CONTINUE READING
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