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High Resolution Images: Dilated Rectal Veins (Rectal Varices)
The endoscopic images in this site are mostly quite compressed in order to make the transmissions times as short as possible. Sometimes it is however nice to have high resolution images, for example for publications, text books or lectures. In these "high resolution files" some larger images are displayed.
as a Sign of Portal Hypertension
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Rectal VaricesDilated veisn on the distal rectum usually caused by portal hypertension. The varices are located just proximal to internal haemorrhoid, that quite often also are present. These varices can bleed, however, the associated haemorrhoids supposedly bleed more often. Over half of the patients with bleeding oesophageal varices also have rectal varices. Rectal varices can be treated with sclerotherapy.
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