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Mallory-Weiss Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.117.468.524
Unique ID
D008309
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008309
Scope Note
A condition characterized by mucosal tears at the ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION, sometimes with HEMATEMESIS. Typically it is caused by forceful bouts of retching or VOMITING.
Entry Term(s)
Gastroesophageal Laceration-Hemorrhage
Mallory-Weiss Laceration
Mallory-Weiss Tear
Mucosal Lacerations-Gastroesophageal Junction
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66(64)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome Preferred
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