Case Presentations: Hemorrhagic Lesions

  • Tomonori Yano
  • Mayumi Kodama
  • Tomohiko Moriyama
  • Ken Kinjo


The patient showed advanced iron-deficiency anemia and persistently positive results from fecal occult blood tests with no overt bleeding.


Vascular Lesion Fecal Occult Blood Test Argon Plasma Coagulation Internal Elastic Lamina Pyogenic Granuloma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomonori Yano
    • 1
  • Mayumi Kodama
    • 2
  • Tomohiko Moriyama
    • 3
  • Ken Kinjo
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Internal Medicine, Division of GastroenterologyJichi Medical UniversityShimotsukeJapan
  2. 2.Center for Digestive and Liver DiseasesMiyazaki Medical Center HospitalMiyazakiJapan
  3. 3.Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical SciencesKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan
  4. 4.Department of GastroenterologyFukuoka University Chikushi HospitalChikushinoJapan

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