Rectosigmoidal angiodysplasia

Flores-Calderón, J.; Beteta-Chinchilla, C.E.; Casaubón-Garcín, P.; Ramírez-Mayans, J.A.; Mora-Tiscareño, M.A.; Yamamoto, A.

Boletin Medico del Hospital Infantil de Mexico 47(5): 349-354


ISSN/ISBN: 0539-6115
PMID: 2390190
Document Number: 366832
A case of a three year old child with an angiodysplasia (arterial venous malformation) localized in the sigmoidal rectum is reported. The malformation caused chronic recurrent rectal hemorrhaging. Colonoscopy was the procedure used to diagnose the problem which was later corroborated by arteriography. The affected area was removed.

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