Esophagus
Nonneoplastic disorders
Lacerations (Mallory-Weiss syndrome)

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 16 January 2018, last major update December 2012

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PubMed Search: Lacerations[TI] OR Mallory-Weiss syndrome[TI] esophagus

Cite this page: Weisenberg, E. Lacerations (Mallory-Weiss syndrome). PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/esophaguslacerations.html. Accessed February 22nd, 2018.
Definition / general
Etiology
Case reports
Treatment
  • Support; vasoconstrictors, transfusions, occasionally balloon tamponade, surgical repair if possible
Gross images

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Laceration at GE junction