question | bleeding

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Question time again!



A 53 year old gentleman is referred in by his GP for investigation of iron deficiency anaemia. A gastroscopy is performed and this bleeding lesion is noted. 


Any ideas?








Okay, few more clues:


– he suffers from recurrent epistaxis
– he has a family member with similar problems




Got it? If not, scroll down…












This is what his tongue looks like:

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I’m sure you’ve got the answer now!

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