Angiodysplasia

Angiodysplasia - a problem where the colon has enlarged and fragile blood vessels (often in multiple places around the the cecum or ascending colon). This causes occasional loss of blood from the gastrointestinal and causes red stool. There is no known prevention for this disease other than maintaining a healthy blood circulation system.

Causes of Angiodysplasia

Aging that causes typical degeneration of the blood vessels is considered to be the main cause of Angiodysplasia. Swelling and enlargement blood vessels in the colon area sometimes create a direct passageway between very small arteries and veins and it is . the area of the colon wall that the patient is at risk for bleeding.

Symptoms of Angiodysplasia

The symptoms are often:

There may not be any signs of bleeding directly from the colon because there may not be enough blood to be noticed in the stool. Occasional mild or severe bleeding episodes with bright red blood coming from the rectum are possible.

Tests For Angiodysplasia Diagnosis

If the bleeding persists, the patient may need to be admitted to a hospital's intensive care unit (ICU).

Treatment For Angiodysplasia

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