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Gastric Angiodysplasia

Left: 73 year-old woman with hematemesis (vomiting blood), melena (black, tarry stools) and severe anemia (hemoglobin 5.7g). Endoscopy revealed this vascular ectasia in the proximal gastric body, which was not actively bleeding. No other lesions of any kind were present.

Right: Prominent vascular lesion in an 84 year old man.

46 year-old woman with history of recurrent iron deficiency anemia and positive stool tests for occult blood. Retroflexed view on the left; forward view on the right.

79 year-old man with dyspepsia, early satiety and weight loss. Endoscopic findings included gastric and duodenal arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), including this 1 cm AVM in the gastric fundus seen on retroflexion.

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