Watermelon stomach: Introduction
Watermelon stomach: The dilation of the blood vessels in the antral of the stomach.
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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.
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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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