Mechanical gastritis as cause of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage.

  • Yi Ling Chen
  • Published 1993 in Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology


Mechanical gastritis is confirmed as one of the causes of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage, which is created directly by retching and vomiting in a patient with an esophageal hiatal hernia. Five cases of mechanical gastritis are reported in this paper. The clinical presentation of mechanical gastritis and the Mallory-Weiss syndrome may mimic each other… (More)


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