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An unusual cause of lower gastrointestinal bleeding: a case report and a review of literature



An unusual cause of lower gastrointestinal bleeding: a case report and a review of literature



West African Journal of Medicine 24(1): 86-88



This is an unusual case report of a 60-year-old man who presented with massive rectal bleeding due to angiomatous formation. He was also found to be cirrhosis and to have an ectopic left kidney in the midline over the roof of the mesenteric vessel. He was treated successfully by performing a right hemicolectomy.

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