Lower gastrointestinal bleeding (differential)

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Donna D'Souza et al.

Lower gastrointestinal bleeding usually occurs distal to the ligament of Treitz, and has a wide differential diagnosis:

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rID: 4704
Section: Gamuts
Tags: cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage (differential)
  • Differential diagnosis of lower gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Differential diagnosis of lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage

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    Case 1: angiodysplasia
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    Case 2: haemorrhoids
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    Case 3: iatrogenic
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