Other nonneoplastic

Dieulafoy lesion

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Minor changes: 26 October 2021

Copyright: 2003-2021,, Inc.

PubMed Search: aneurysm[title] gastric

Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
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Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Dieulafoy lesion. website. Accessed December 3rd, 2021.
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
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