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An unusual cause of lower gastrointestinal bleeding
  1. G Lesur1,
  2. M Kitzis2,
  3. C Tresallet3,
  4. I D Centa4,
  5. P Lacombe5
  1. 1Department of Digestive Diseases, Hospital Ambroise Paré, Boulogne Cedex, France
  2. 2Department of Vascular Surgery, Hospital Ambroise Paré, Boulogne Cedex, France
  3. 3Department of Digestive Diseases, Hospital Ambroise Paré, Boulogne Cedex, France
  4. 4Department of Vascular Surgery, Hospital Ambroise Paré, Boulogne Cedex, France
  5. 5Department of Radiology, Hospital Ambroise Paré, Boulogne Cedex, France
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr G Lesur
    Department of Digestive Diseases, Hôpital Ambroise Paré, 92104 Boulogne Cedex, France; gilles.lesur{at}apr.aphp.fr

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Clinical presentation

A 94 year old woman with no history of gastrointestinal bleeding was admitted to her local hospital for acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding. There was a history of hypertension and hypothyroidism. Examination was unremarkable except for red stools noted …

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