Ruptured submucosal gastric artery microaneurysm.

A patient with massive upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage from a ruptured submucosal gastric artery microaneurysm is described. Intraoperative diagnosis was made and wedge resection of the lesion resulted in survival of the patient. Forty-two cases in this entity have been reported in the literature, with nonoperative therapy being uniformly fatal; there… CONTINUE READING