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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 63-65

Endoscopic ultrasound for cavernous hemangioma of rectum


1 Department of Gastroenterology, Jaswant Rai Specialist Hospital, Meerut, PIN - 250 001, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Cytopathology, Jaswant Rai Specialist Hospital, Meerut, PIN - 250 001, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Malay Sharma
Department of Gastroenterology, Jaswant Rai Specialist Hospital, Meerut, PIN - 250 001, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/2303-9027.127127

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Lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleed due to hemangioma in rectum is an uncommon problem. A 19-year-old female patient presented with history of recurrent episodes of lower GI bleeding 1-2 times/month for last 3 years. At the time of hospitalization her vital signs were normal and rectal examination revealed frank blood. Investigations revealed a hemoglobin level of 8.9 g/dL and normal coagulation parameters. Colonoscopy showed bluish reddish elevated nodular lesions limited to distal rectum. Magnetic resonance imaging and endoscopic ultrasound showed cavernous hemangioma.


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