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Dieulafoy lesion presenting as severe anaemia in a soldier
  1. Robert MW Burley and
  2. I Gavrielides
  1. Garrison Medical Centre, Episkopi, UK
  1. Correspondence to Lt Col RMW Burley, Garrison Medical Centre Episkopi, Episkopi Garrison, Episkopi BFPO53, UK; Robert.burley257{at}mod.uk

Abstract

An unusual presentation of severe anaemia in a young soldier is presented. A brief review of the nature of Dieulafoy lesions and treatment and difficulties of managing these in military primary care is considered.

  • Primary care
  • Received March 18, 2013.
  • Revision received April 23, 2013.
  • Accepted April 27, 2013.

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  • Received March 18, 2013.
  • Revision received April 23, 2013.
  • Accepted April 27, 2013.
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