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Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia (GAVE, "Watermelon" Stomach)

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

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Description:

Gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE) is a cause of significant upper gastrointestinal bleeding that arises from vascular lesions in the gastric antrum. It was named the "watermelon stomach" by Jabbari et el based on its endoscopic appearance.

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