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Oesophageal haematoma and associated Mallory-Weiss tear


Intramural oesophageal haematoma is a rare condition that may present as vomiting or haematemesis. Mallory-Weiss tear has been proposed as a possible aetiology but the evidence to support this is circumstantial. A case of oesophageal haematoma associated with evidence of Mallory-Weiss tear on endoscopy that helps to support this hypothesis is presented.

  • oesophageal haematoma
  • Mallory-Weiss tear
  • upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage
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