Causes of Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

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Causes of Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

  1. 1. Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding javier benitez (@jvrbntz) In 5 slides or less...
  2. 2. Case Presentation●56 year old man w PMH of HTN, COPD,cholecystectomy comes in bright red blood perrectum for the past 5 hours associated withdizziness, palpitations, and sweating.●VS: BP 157/85 HR 104 RR 20 Temp 98.6 O2 sat97% RA●PE: Unremarkable except for generalizedabdominal pain, tachycardia, and BRBPR● List common causes of LGIB
  3. 3. Causes of LGIB● Diverticular disease● Angiodysplasia● Colitis IBD, ischemia, infectious, radiation● Postpolypectomy bleeding● Anorectal disease Hemorrhoids, rectal varices, fissures● Small bowel bleeding● Upper Gastrointestinal Bledding
  4. 4. Reference Gastrointestinal Bleeding Rita Kumar, M.D., Angela Mills, M.D.Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America; 29 (2011), 239-252

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