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Stomach

Other non-neoplastic lesions

Aneurysms


Reviewers: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 4 August 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Also called caliber-persistent artery, Dieulafoy’s disease
● Usually single, submucosal, high on lesser curvature (Am J Surg Pathol 1982;6:83)

Complications:
● Perforation, hemorrhage

Micro description
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● Large tortuous vessel with small defect in overlying mucosa
● May have amyloid (Ann Pathol 2004;24:256)

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