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"Watermelon" Stomach
(Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia)

70 year-old man, with no history of gastrointestinal bleeding, undergoing endoscopy for evaluation of abdominal pain. Numerous vascular ectatic lesions were found in the gastric antrum.

76 year-old woman with occult gastrointestinal bleeding and anemia, with a striped appearance of the gastric antrum caused by vascular ectasias. In the gastric body and fundus there were also several foci of more typical-appearing angiodysplasias.

78 year-old woman undergoing evaluation of asymptomatic occult gastrointestinal bleeding with anemia. Endoscopy revealed antral vascular ectasia without active bleeding.

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