Dilated venous collaterals seen at sigmoidoscopy in an elderly woman with cirrhosis. Also present are spider angiomas.
Left & Center: 43 year old woman with portal hypertension. Colonoscopy revealed rectal varices.
Right: Network of varices in the rectosigmoid colon of a 42 year-old man with chronic hepatitis C, alcoholism and cirrhosis.
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