A Spanish study in Nefrologia found a high prevalence of gastrointestinal lesions among patients with chronic kidney disease and anemia, with adenomatous colorectal polyps, acute gastric mucosa lesions, neoplastic lesions and angiodysplasias as the most common lesions. The findings were based on 286 patients with anemia and chronic kidney disease, 68.2% of whom had at least one lesion.
Many patients with anemia, CKD have GI lesions, study finds
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