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Gastroenterologia Japonica

, Volume 26, Issue 5, pp 654–660 | Cite as

Multiple diffuse hemangiomas of the large intestine

  • Nobuyuki Matsuhashi
  • Hitoshi Nakagama
  • Kyoji Moriya
  • Shin Ohnishi
  • Toshiaki Gunji
  • Toshihito Saito
  • Kentaro Sugano
  • Michio Imawari
  • Fumimaro Takaku
  • Manabu Minami
  • Nobuo Kawauchi
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Summary

A 54-year-old male case with multiple, diffuse hemangiomas of the large intestine is described. large diffuse hemangiomas were located at the rectosigmoid and the ascending colon. Some polypoid lesions were located on the transverse colon. Tiny calcifications representing phleboliths were detected in those lesions. No skin hemangiomas were present. Although he did not manifest systemic bleeding tendency, blood examinations demonstrated the presence of mild consumption coagulopathy.

Key words

colon consumption coagulopathy hemangioma 

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© The Japanese Society of Gastroenterology 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nobuyuki Matsuhashi
    • 1
  • Hitoshi Nakagama
    • 1
  • Kyoji Moriya
    • 1
  • Shin Ohnishi
    • 1
  • Toshiaki Gunji
    • 1
  • Toshihito Saito
    • 1
  • Kentaro Sugano
    • 1
  • Michio Imawari
    • 1
  • Fumimaro Takaku
    • 1
  • Manabu Minami
    • 2
  • Nobuo Kawauchi
    • 2
  1. 1.Third Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan

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