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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