Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia
"Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A distinct vascular lesion in the PYLORIC ANTRUM that is characterized by tortuous dilated blood vessels (ectasia) radiating outward from the PYLORUS. The vessel pattern resembles the stripes on the surface of a watermelon. This lesion causes both acute and chronic GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE.
|Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia
- Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia
- Antral Vascular Ectasia
- Antral Vascular Ectasias
- Ectasia, Antral Vascular
- Ectasias, Antral Vascular
- Vascular Ectasia, Antral
- Vascular Ectasias, Antral
- Watermelon Stomach
- Stomach, Watermelon
- Stomachs, Watermelon
- Watermelon Stomachs
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia" by people in Profiles.
Thomas A, Koch D, Marsteller W, Lewin D, Reuben A. An Analysis of the Clinical, Laboratory, and Histological Features of Striped, Punctate, and Nodular Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Apr; 63(4):966-973.
Marsteller WF, Lewin DN, Reuben A. The biopsy GAVE the diagnosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Sep; 10(9):e75-6.
Cubillas R, Rockey DC. Portal hypertensive gastropathy: a review. Liver Int. 2010 Sep; 30(8):1094-102.