Small-bowel bleeding

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A 75-year-old man presents with severe iron deficiency anemia. Single-balloon enteroscopy reveals a 12-mm reddish tumor in the third portion of the duodenum. What is true about this lesion?

This finding is very common in the small intestine. The layer of origin is the muscularis propria. The lesion is a congenital venous malformation. The lesion has malignant potential, and resection is always recommended, regardless of symptoms.
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