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Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 55, Issue 9, pp 2693–2694 | Cite as

Massive Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Secondary to Rectal Hemorrhoids in Elderly Patients Receiving Anticoagulant Therapy: Case Series

  • Burhan OzdilEmail author
  • Hikmet Akkiz
  • Macit Sandikci
  • Can Kece
  • Arif Cosar
Case Report

Keywords

Gastrointestinal hemorrhage Massive hemorrhage Hemorrhoids Anticoagulan theraphy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Burhan Ozdil
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hikmet Akkiz
    • 1
  • Macit Sandikci
    • 1
  • Can Kece
    • 2
  • Arif Cosar
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Medicine, Department of GastroenterologyCukurova UniversityAdanaTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Gastroenterologic SurgeryResearch HospitalTrabzonTurkey
  3. 3.Department of GastroenterologyResearch HospitalTrabzonTurkey

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