What conditions may cause lower GI bleeding (LGIB)?

Updated: Jul 26, 2019
  • Author: Burt Cagir, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Diverticulosis, angiodysplasia, colitis, carcinoma, and anorectal disease play roles in the pathophysiology of lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB). [6, 10] They are briefly discussed in this section.

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