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Upper gastrointestinal bacillary angiomatosis causing hematemesis: a case report.

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A 38-year-old HIV-positive woman presented with massive hematemesis on initial admission to hospital. Endoscopy revealed ulcerated nodular lesions in the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum. The clinical impression was of Kaposi's sarcoma. The stomach was biopsied when the patient re-presented, and another endoscopy was performed. The biopsy showed mucosal ulceration with a proliferation of vascular channels associated with neutrophils and clumps of purplish, granular bacterial colonies, which w...

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10.1177/106689690301100316

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Clinical Lab Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
International journal of surgical pathology
Volume:
11
Issue:
3
Pages:
241-244
Publication date:
2003-07-05
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EISSN:
1940-2465
ISSN:
1066-8969
URN:
uuid:2c3104c5-dc06-40fc-b280-4f17df561cd3
Source identifiers:
122056
Local pid:
pubs:122056

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