Massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding due to Dieulafoy lesion of colon
A 25-year-old man with massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding underwent emergency mesenteric angiography. An actively bleeding lesion was found in the cecum. Right hemicolectomy was performed. Histology revealed a Dieulafoy lesion of the cecum. This is an extremely rare lesion responsible for massive lower GI bleeding.
Indian Journal of Gastroenterology
Khan, S. M.,
Hussainy, A. S.
(2003). Massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding due to Dieulafoy lesion of colon. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, 22(2), 66-67.
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