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Can angiodysplasia of the colon be caused by an injury?

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Posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2018 in Colon Cancer
Question: Can Angiodysplasia of the colon be caused/aggravated by an injury? Example; Auto accident. seat belt causing severe injury to abdomen.
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Hello. It is unlikely

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. I understand your concern. Angiodysplasia involves small vessels of colon and also it is difficult for a blunt trauma to reach small vessels of colon as colon is protected by peritoneum.
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