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A rare cause of recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding: mesenteric hemangioma

By Mircelal Kazimi, Murat Ulas, Cem Ibis, Mutlu Unver, Nazan Ozsan, Funda Yilmaz, Galip Ersoz, Murat Zeytunlu, Murat Kilic and Ahmet Coker


Lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage accounts for approximately 20% of gastrointestinal hemorrhage. The most common causes of lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage in adults are diverticular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, benign anorectal diseases, intestinal neoplasias, coagulopathies and arterio-venous malformations. Hemangiomas of gastrointestinal tract are rare. Mesenteric hemangiomas are also extremely rare

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