Ulcerative colitis and life-threatening hemorrhage: A case report

A. A. Deutsch, B. H. Novis, A. Eliashiv, R. Taragan, R. Reiss

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A case is described of a young woman with severe rectal hemorrhage as an acute complication of ulcerative colitis. This followed a prolonged period of intensive medical therapy. This case illustrates the importance of early surgery to prevent this complication and to lower overall mortality in acute complications of this disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-19
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Proctology Gastroenterology and Colon and Rectal Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes


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