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Diverticular Bleeding

87 year-old woman who presented with lower gastrointestinal bleeding. The bleeding was finally localized to a single diverticulum, shown here.

85 year-old woman with lower gastrointestinal bleeding. The bleeding was localized to a single diverticulum in the sigmoid colon. The vessel responsible for the bleeding was evident at the base the divertculum ("visible vessel" -- circled in enlarged photo at right).

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