Author: Maria Celina Bondoc / Editor: Steve Corry-Bass / Reviewer: William Gibbs / Codes: GP6, SLO1, SLO3, SuC8, SuP5 / Published: 27/11/2022

A 73-year-old lady presents with 2 episodes of passing dark red blood per rectum associated with LIF pain of 1 day duration. She is otherwise systemically well.

No previous hospital admissions, and no co-morbidities.

On examination, observations: BP=140/90 HR=65 RR=20 SpO2=97% RA, Temp 37°C, the abdomen is soft and mildly tender in the LIF. PR exam shows bright red blood on the examining finger with no other obvious abnormalities.

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