Management of bleeding colitis and colonic diverticular disease

Sebastian G. De La Fuente, Hardeep S. Ahluwalia, Alex Perez, John Migaly

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Inflammatory bowel disease, infectious, or ischemic colitis can all present with lower gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. Overall, colitis contributes to approximately 20% of all causes of lower GI bleed [1]. Bleeding from colitis is usually intermittent, self-limiting, and commonly associated with other symptoms such as diarrhea, fevers, abdominal pain

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGastrointestinal Bleeding
Subtitle of host publicationA Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Management
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781441916921
StatePublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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