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Disease Angiodysplasia

Name Angiodysplasia
Synonym Angiodysplasias
Definition Acquired degenerative dilation or expansion (ectasia) of normal BLOOD VESSELS, often associated with aging. They are isolated, tortuous, thin-walled vessels and sources of bleeding. They occur most often in mucosal capillaries of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT leading to GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE and ANEMIA.
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D016888
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DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Angiodysplasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Angiodysplasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes