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Arteriovenous malformation of the stomach: a rare cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
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PMID:  22106696     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Haemorrhage arising from gastric arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is rare and normally occurs in the elderly. Bleeding gastric AVM presenting in the younger age group is even rarer. We report a case of a 14 year old boy who presented with recurrent episodes of haematemesis. He subsequently underwent a proximal gastrectomy and the histological examination confirmed a gastric AVM. After reviewing the literature we believe this is the youngest ever reported case of bleeding gastric AVM reported in English literature.
N H M Latar; K S Phang; J A Yaakub; R Muhammad
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Malaysia     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0300-5283     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Malaysia     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0361547     Medline TA:  Med J Malaysia     Country:  Malaysia    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  142-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Department of Surgery, Jalan Yaakub Latiff, Cheras, 56000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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