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Accession:DOID:2494 term browser browse the term
Definition:Acquired degenerative dilation or expansion (ectasia) of normal BLOOD VESSELS, often associated with aging. They are isolated, tortuous, thin-walled vessels and sources of bleeding. They occur most often in mucosal capillaries of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT leading to GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE and ANEMIA.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Angiodysplasias;   angiodysplasia of stomach and duodenum with hemorrhage
 primary_id: MESH:D016888;   RDO:0007007
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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G Ctc1 CST telomere replication complex component 1 JBrowse link 10 55,596,172 55,616,873 RGD:11554173

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  disease 15503
    disease of anatomical entity 14857
      cardiovascular system disease 4232
        vascular disease 3272
          angiodysplasia 1
            angiodysplasia of intestine 0
            gastric antral vascular ectasia + 1
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