Rectal hemorrhage associated with vascular ectasia in a young dog. Academic Article uri icon


  • Rectal bleeding in a 7-month-old 13-kg sexually intact female mixed-breed dog was determined to be associated with vascular ectasia of the small intestine, descending colon, rectum, and anus. Microscopically, the telangiectasia was associated with lymphangiectasia and focal ulceration. Surgical intervention resulted in incomplete resection of the lesion and only temporary amelioration of clinical signs. The dog's age was compatible with a congenital origin for the defect, but an acquired cause could not be excluded.

published proceedings

  • J Am Vet Med Assoc

author list (cited authors)

  • Rogers, K. S., Butler, L. M., Edwards, J. F., Brassard, J., Boothe, H., & Cargile, J.

citation count

  • 13

complete list of authors

  • Rogers, KS||Butler, LM||Edwards, JF||Brassard, J||Boothe, H||Cargile, J

publication date

  • May 1992