Rectal gastric mucosa heterotopia as a cause of hematochezia in an infant

@article{Schwarzenberg1983RectalGM,
  title={Rectal gastric mucosa heterotopia as a cause of hematochezia in an infant},
  author={Sarah Jane Schwarzenberg and Dr. Peter F. Whitington},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={1983},
  volume={28},
  pages={470-472}
}
J.S.C. was a 6-month-old white male when first admitted to LeBonheur Children's Hospital for evaluation of rectal bleeding. He had a history of intermittent passage of dark blood since the age of 10 weeks. This bleeding was associated with symptoms of "colic," but with no abdominal distention, vomiting, or bleeding from other sites. Although his stools were normal between attacks, during one they became loose and frequent with passage of clots of blood. He had been evaluated in other hospitals… CONTINUE READING

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