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Angiodysplasia: Introduction

Angiodysplasia: Abnormality of small blood vessels - especially in the intestinal tract - which can result in bleeding. The size of the lesion involved determines the severity of the condition. Small amounts of bleeding from one lesion often goes unnoticed but multiple large lesions may cause heavy bleeding and result in black tarry stool and anemia. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Angiodysplasia is available below.

Symptoms of Angiodysplasia

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Angiodysplasia:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Angiodysplasia?

Angiodysplasia: Complications

Read more about complications of Angiodysplasia.

Causes of Angiodysplasia

Read more about causes of Angiodysplasia.

Misdiagnosis and Angiodysplasia

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Angiodysplasia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Angiodysplasia: Animations

Research about Angiodysplasia

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Clinical Trials for Angiodysplasia

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Angiodysplasia: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Angiodysplasia:

Degenerative, acquired lesions consisting of distorted, dilated, thin-walled vessels lined by vascular endothelium. This pathological state is seen especially in the gastrointestinal tract and is frequently a cause of upper and lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage in the elderly. - (Source - Diseases Database)


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