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Caliber Persistent Artery in the Stomach (Dieulafoy's Lesion)

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Dieulafoy described cases of gastrointestinal hemorrhage associated with an abnormal submucosal gastric artery. This uncommon vascular malformation has been referred to as caliber persistent artery, exulceratoi simplex, and cirsoid aneurysm. Similar lesions may be found in other parts of the GI tract.

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