Pediatric patients with rectal bleeding can be divided into four groups where etiology varies by patient age: neonates (<1 month), infants (1 month — 2 years), toddlers (2–5 years) and older children (> 5 years). Etiology also varies according to quality and quantity of bleeding. Gross blood, dark blood mixed with stool, streaks of bright red blood or occult blood may have different causes.
KeywordsFamilial Adenomatous Polyposis Peptic Ulcer Disease Rectal Prolapse Rectal Bleeding Anal Fissure
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