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Mallory-Weiss syndrome

Mallory-Weiss syndrome: Introduction

Mallory-Weiss syndrome: A laceration of the lining of the gastroesophageal junction or just above it - often caused by severe vomiting. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Mallory-Weiss syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Mallory-Weiss syndrome

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Mallory-Weiss syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Mallory-Weiss syndrome

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Mallory-Weiss syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Mallory-Weiss syndrome

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Definitions of Mallory-Weiss syndrome:

A condition characterized by mucosal tears at the ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION, sometimes with HEMATEMESIS. Typically it is caused by forceful bouts of retching or VOMITING. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Mallory-Weiss syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Mallory-Weiss syndrome, or a subtype of Mallory-Weiss syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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