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Flashcards in Malloy-Weiss tear Deck (6)
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1

what is it?

mucosal tear at oesophagogastric junction

2

haematemesis

the vomiting of blood

3

typical Hx

vomiting preceding the haematemesis

4

Mx

usually stop spontaneously

may need endoscopic haemostasis

5

most common cause

peptic ulcer

6

whats endoscopic haemostasis

injection of bleeding peptic ulcers with adrenaline