Internal Medicine: Open Access

Internal Medicine: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-8048

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Peter J Yuide

Department of Medicine, Griffith University, South East Queensland, Australia

  • Case Report   
    Iron Deficiency Anaemia or a Bigger Problem?
    Author(s): Sarushen Gounden*, Patricia Kaazan, Peter J Yuide and Claire McIvor

    Iron deficiency anemia is a common gastroenterological presentation. Endoscopic investigation is standard practice. We describe a case of iron deficiency anemia in a patient who was lost to follow‐up, before representing with clinically significant overt gastrointestinal bleeding, leading to a diagnosis of metastatic small bowel neuroendocrine tumor. Early diagnosis can lead to curative surgical management. Iron deficiency anemia in a young man is a red flag and warrants thorough investigation... View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2165-8048.21.s4.001

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