Esophagus
Nonneoplastic disorders
Lacerations (Mallory-Weiss syndrome)


Topic Completed: 1 December 2012

Revised: 15 February 2019

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

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Definition / general
Etiology
Case reports
Treatment
  • Support; vasoconstrictors, transfusions, occasionally balloon tamponade, surgical repair if possible
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Laceration at GE junction

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