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Small bowel (small intestine)

Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia


Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 20 December 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Autosomal dominant syndrome of multiple vascular lesions of mucous membrane, skin and internal organs (Endoscopy 2008;40:23, Am J Gastroenterol 1993;88:1116)
● Associated with severe GI hemorrhage
● Difficult to identify vascular lesions at time of surgical resection

End of Small bowel (small intestine) > Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions > Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia


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