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A rare cause of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding
  1. Jen-Wei Chou
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jen-Wei Chou, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, No. 2, Yuh-Der Road, North District, Taichung 40447, Taiwan; codecol{at}

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Clinical presentation

A 43-year-old man presented to our hospital because of a 1 day history of melaena. On admission, physical examination was unremarkable. His haemoglobin was 11.5 g/dl. Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy and colonoscopy disclosed no evidence of a bleeding lesion. Capsule endoscopy (CE) demonstrated …

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