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Vascular malformation of the jejunum associated with nodal non-Hodgkin's malignant lymphoma.
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PMID:  21373725     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
We report a case of multiple minute angioectasia of the jejunum presenting with fatal gastrointestinal bleeding. Repeated endoscopies, mesenteric angiography and scintigraphy failed to locate the bleeding site. Multiple minute angioectasia was suspected on intraoperative enteroscopy; however, surgical resection failed to permanently control gastrointestinal haemorrhage. The final histology report confirmed the presence of multiple minute angioectasia of the jejunum. In this case study, we review current diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, and discuss the association between gastrointestinal angioectasia and malignant lymphoma.
O Y Matsevych; J N Kitinya; P M Masegela
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Singapore medical journal     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0037-5675     ISO Abbreviation:  Singapore Med J     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404516     Medline TA:  Singapore Med J     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e23-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Polokwane Hospital, Private Bag x 9316, Pietersburg 0699, South Africa.
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