Disease Information for Watermelon stomach/GAVE Scleroderma

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Gastric symptoms/signs
Postprandial bloating/fullness
Succussion Splash Sign
Vomiting blood/hematemesis
Diagnostic Test Results
Isotope Scan
Isotope/Schilling Test/B12 isotope/Abnormal
CT Scan
CT Scan/CTA Abdomen Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Gastrointestinal bleeding
Watermelon stomach GAVE scleroderma
Upper GI bleeding
Synonyms
Synonym
Antral Vascular Ectasia, Antral Vascular Ectasias, Ectasia Antral Vascular, Ectasias Antral Vascular, Gastric antral vascular ectasia, Gastric antral vascular ectasia (disorder), Stomach Watermelon, Stomachs Watermelon, Vascular Ectasia Antral, Vascular Ectasias Antral, Watermelon stomach, Watermelon stomach (disorder), Watermelon Stomachs, Synonym/Gastric scleroderma variant.GAVE, Synonym/Gastric Vascular Antral Ectasia (GAVE)
Definition

Watermelon stomach is variantScleroderma GI bleeding source; diagnosis with endoscopy; Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia is a variant of Scleroderma Gastric disorder variant;Characteristic Watermelon like ectasia strips on long axis of stomach indicat thinning with bleeding ectasia of vessels and laser surgery is the indicated treatment

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