Tag: Diverticulum

  • Lower gastrointestinal bleeding

    Lower gastrointestinal bleeding

    The lower GI bleeding is defined as a bleeding induced by a lesion located beyond the ligament of Treitz.Externalization is therefore as melena or hematochezia according to etiology and abundance of bleeding. The origin of the bleeding is the colon in 90% of cases and is usually colonoscopy is the master examination for diagnosis. Bleeding…