Endoscopic Treatment of Bleeding Ileal Pseudodiverticulum

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Tanyaporn Chantarojanasiri

Abstract

Objective: Jejunoileal bleeding is not common, with diverticular disease as the fourth common cause of bleeding.
However, the diagnosis is sometimes challenging and easily overlooked.
Case presentation: This is a case of 71 years old lady presented with hematochezia. A bleeding ileal pseudodiverticulum
was found and successfully controlled by endoscopic treatment.
Conclusion: Bleeding ileal pseudodiverticulum is an uncommon cause of lower gastrointestinal bleeding which
can be treated endoscopically.

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Chantarojanasiri, T. (2018). Endoscopic Treatment of Bleeding Ileal Pseudodiverticulum. Siriraj Medical Journal, 70(5), 452–454. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/sirirajmedj/article/view/152756
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