TITLE

Lower gastrointestinal bleeding: Association with Sevelamer use

AUTHOR(S)
Madan, Pankaj; Bhayana, Subverta; Chandra, Prakash; Hughes, John I.; Invernizzi, Pietro
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
World Journal of Gastroenterology;4/28/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 16, p2615
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Stercoral ulceration results from impaction of hard fecal mass on the colonic wall and is a relatively unknown cause of lower gastrointestinal bleeding. In this report, we describe a case of lower gastrointestinal bleeding due to stercoral ulceration resulting from Sevelamer, a drug which is commonly associated with constipation.
ACCESSION #
32582938

 

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