Stomach
Other nonneoplastic lesions
Dieulafoy lesion

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

Revised: 2 November 2018, last major update August 2012

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Cite this page: Weisenberg, E. Dieulafoy lesion. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stomachaneurysms.html. Accessed November 18th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Also called caliber persistent artery, Dieulafoy disease
  • Usually single, submucosal, high on lesser curvature (Am J Surg Pathol 1982;6:83)
  • Complications: perforation, hemorrhage
Microscopic (histologic) description