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Watermelon stomach

Watermelon stomach: Introduction

Watermelon stomach: The dilation of the blood vessels in the antral of the stomach. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Watermelon stomach is available below.

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Definitions of Watermelon stomach:

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. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

 

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