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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 169-171

Colonoscopic examination of rectal bleeding in children: A report of two cases


1 Department of Medicine, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria
2 Department of Medicine, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, Nigeria
3 Department of Histopathology, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria
4 Department of Surgery, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Nigeria

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Abdulfatai B Olokoba
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin
Nigeria
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0189-6725.99410

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Rectal bleeding in children is a frightening and cause of great concern, and of parental anxiety. In this report, we present the value of colonoscopy to unravel the diagnostic conundrum often associated with rectal bleeding in children.


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