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gastric varices

Monday 12 March 2012

Gastric varices are less common than esophageal varices and affect approximately 20% of patients with portal hyperten-sion, usually accompanying esophageal varices.

Gastric varices typically surround the cardioesophageal junction and they commonly bleed.

See also

- gastric vascular anomalies