Capsule endoscopy diagnosis of ileal anglodysplasia.

Journal Article

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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Nagral, A; Nisar, P; Nagral, S; Maydeo, A; Sampat, M; Borkar, D

Published Date

  • March 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 64 - 65

PubMed ID

  • 12696829

Pubmed Central ID

  • 12696829

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0254-8860

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • India