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Dieulafoy’s lesion with intra-abdominal haemorrhage: a novel association

By Cuiping Liu, Yantai Zou, Li Wang, Xiqun Han and Lan Bai


Dieulafoy’s lesion is an uncommon but important cause of gastrointestinal bleeding, especially with respect to the upper gastrointestinal tract wherein massive, life-threatening haemorrhage occurs from a calibre-persistent submucosal artery. This report describes a case of a 60-year-old man with gastric Dieulafoy’s lesion presenting with exogastric haemorrhage, which was diagnosed following a pathological examination

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