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Capsule endoscopy diagnosis of ileal anglodysplasia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12696829     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 59-year-old lady presented with iron-deficiency anemia secondary to occult gastrointestinal bleeding, which had needed multiple transfusions over five years. Standard investigations for gastrointestinal bleeding were normal. Capsule endoscopy, a new technique to visualize the small bowel, revealed angiodysplasia in the ileum. Bowel resection was performed. The patient continues to be well two months after the surgery without bleeding or drop in hemoglobin.
Authors:
Aabha Nagral; Priya Nisar; Sanjay Nagral; Amit Maydeo; Mrudula Sampat; Durgesh Borkar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0254-8860     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Gastroenterol     Publication Date:    2003 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-04-16     Completed Date:  2003-05-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8409436     Medline TA:  Indian J Gastroenterol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  64-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Gastroenterology, Bhatia General Hospital, Tardeo, Mumbai 400 007. nagral@vsnl.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angiodysplasia / complications,  diagnosis*
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal / methods*
Female
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / etiology
Humans
Ileal Diseases / complications,  diagnosis*
Middle Aged

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