Sclerotherapy as treatment of recurrent bleeding from upper gastrointestinal telangiectasia in CREST syndrome.

@article{Gates1993SclerotherapyAT,
  title={Sclerotherapy as treatment of recurrent bleeding from upper gastrointestinal telangiectasia in CREST syndrome.},
  author={Cory Gates and Eric F Morand and Michael L Davis and Peter J. Maddison},
  journal={British journal of rheumatology},
  year={1993},
  volume={32 8},
  pages={760-1}
}
A case of CREST syndrome is reported with recurrent bleeding from oesophageal telangiectasia which required repeated blood transfusions. No other cause for the haemorrhage was found. This complication was effectively treated by sclerotherapy with no recurrence of bleeding over a 12-month period of follow up.