Endoscopic Management of Dieulafoy's Lesion

  title={Endoscopic Management of Dieulafoy's Lesion},
  author={Hye Kyung Jeon and Gwang Ha Kim},
  booktitle={Clinical endoscopy},
A Dieulafoy's lesion is a vascular abnormality consisting of a large caliber-persistent tortuous submucosal artery. A small mucosal defect with the eruption of this protruding vessel can cause bleeding. In fact, a Dieulafoy's lesion is a relatively rare but potentially life-threatening condition. It accounts for 1% to 2% of cases of acute gastrointestinal bleeding. Although there is no consensus on the treatment of Dieulafoy's lesions; treatment options depend on the mode of presentation, site… CONTINUE READING
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