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Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 7831907, 5 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7831907
Case Report

Hematochezia: An Uncommon Presentation of Colonic Tuberculosis

1Department of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
2Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
3Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Fares Ayoub; ude.lfu.enicidem@buoya.seraf

Received 16 February 2017; Accepted 28 March 2017; Published 3 April 2017

Academic Editor: Tetsuo Hirata

Copyright © 2017 Fares Ayoub et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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