Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 1990 / Article

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Volume 4 |Article ID 309172 |

Edward A Jones, Hugh Chaun, Phillip Switzer, David J Clow, Ronald J Hancock, "Angiodysplasia Occurring in Jejunal Diverticulosis", Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol. 4, Article ID 309172, 3 pages, 1990.

Angiodysplasia Occurring in Jejunal Diverticulosis

Received06 Nov 1989
Accepted26 Feb 1990


The first case of angiodysplasia occurring in acquired jejunal diverticulosis is reported. The patient presented with occult gastrointestinal bleeding and chronic anemia, and was created successfully by resection of a 25 cm long segment of jejunum. Possible pathogenetic mechanisms for both angiodysplasia and jejunal diverticulosis are discussed.

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