Stomach
Other non-neoplastic lesions
Aneurysms

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

Revised: 29 November 2016, last major update August 2012

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Cite this page: Aneurysms. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stomachaneurysms.html. Accessed December 7th, 2016.
Definition / General
  • 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