Rapid Communication| Volume 40, ISSUE 4, E17-E19, April 2005

Nodular lymphoid hyperplasia: a cause for obscure massive gastrointestinal bleeding


      Lower gastrointestinal bleeding in young adults is rare. Clinical diagnosis can be delayed because of obscured origin. Immediate and late patient clinical outcome is determined by the blood loss and risks of transfusion. The authors present a rare case of nodular lymphoid hyperplasia presenting as massive gastrointestinal bleed.

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