Iron deficiency anemia secondary to gastrointestinal bleeding is very common in the elderly, and has to be managed with utmost care. Gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE) is a rare cause of gastrointestinal bleeding. Although rare, it can be quite dramatic in its presentation and prognosis. The authors report a case of GAVE presenting with upper gastrointestinal bleed and severe anaemia in a 64-year-old female patient.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences|
|Publication status||Published - 01-01-2016|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
- Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)