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Constipation, Iron Deficiency Anemia and Positive Fecal Occult Blood. Is it Colon Cancer? Not So Fast
A 73-year-old Caucasian male (CM) who was never followed by a doctor is admitted to the hospital with chief complaints (CC) of constipation, profound weakness and exertional chest pain.
CBC showed anemia with hemoglobin (Hgb) 5.7 mg/dL. His EGD and Colonoscopy are shown below.
What is the most likely diagnosis?
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