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Disease Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia

Name Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia
Synonyms Antral Vascular Ectasia | Antral Vascular Ectasias | Ectasia, Antral Vascular | Ectasias, Antral Vascular | Stomachs, Watermelon | Stomach, Watermelon | Vascular Ectasia, Antral | Vascular Ectasias, Antral | Watermelon Stomach | Watermelon Stomachs
Definition 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.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D020252
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1. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Stomach Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Angiodysplasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Watermelon stomach disease