Posts Tagged ‘Hematemesis’

Bleeding esophageal varices

Definition    Return to top Bleeding esophageal varices occur when veins in the walls of the lower part of the esophagus and sometimes the upper part of the stomach are wider than normal (dilated). Causes    Return to top Bleeding varices are a life-threatening complication of increased blood pressure in the portal vein caused by liver disease [...]

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