A unique case of ileal Dieulafoy’s lesion diagnosed and treated by cap-assisted water immersion colonoscopy

Post written by Philip T. Chen, MD, FACG, from the United Gastroenterologists, Irvine, California, USA. We describe a case of an 83-year-old woman presenting with melena and anemia.  An actively bleeding ileal Dieulafoy’s lesion was found 30 cm proximal to the ileocecal valve (measurement based on withdrawal) and treated through colonoscopy with deep ileal intubation …

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