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Term:
gastric antral vascular ectasia (DOID:2493)
Annotations: Rat: (1) Mouse: (1) Human: (1) Chinchilla: (1) Bonobo: (1) Dog: (1) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (1)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
angiodysplasia +     
capillary disease +     
stomach disease +     
Achlorhydria  
angiodysplasia of intestine 
autoimmune gastritis  
breast angiomatosis +  
capillary hemangioma +   
capillary leak syndrome +   
capillary lymphangioma 
cascade stomach 
Cronkhite-Canada syndrome +   
Dieulafoy lesion 
duodenogastric reflux +  
familial multiple nevi flammei  
functional gastric disease +   
gastric antral vascular ectasia +   
A distinct vascular lesion in the PYLORIC ANTRUM that is characterized by tortuous dilated blood vessels (ectasia) radiating outward from the PYLORUS. The vessel pattern resembles the stripes on the surface of a watermelon. This lesion causes both acute and chronic GASTROINTESTINAL HEMORRHAGE.
gastric dilatation  
gastric hemangioma 
Gastric Ischemia +   
gastric outlet obstruction +   
gastritis +   
gastroparesis +   
hiatus hernia +   
peptic ulcer disease +   
pylorospasm 
stomach diverticulosis 
Stomach Neoplasms +   
Stomach Rupture 
Stomach Volvulus +  
Zollinger-Ellison syndrome  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Antral Vascular Ectasia ;   Antral Vascular Ectasias ;   Watermelon Stomach ;   Watermelon Stomachs
Primary IDs: MESH:D020252 ;   RDO:0004585
Xrefs: NCI:C84724
Definition Sources: MESH:D020252

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