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Case 52: Rectal bleeding

A previously fit and well 13 year old boy presented with massive bright red bleeding per rectum. He had mild lower abdominal discomfort only and after resuscitation a laparotomy was performed.

1. How does this abnormality cause bleeding?

2. What imaging studies may make the diagnosis pre-operatively?

3. How would you manage this problem at operation?