Adherent Clot at the Esophagogastric Junction

Mustafa Yakut, Irfan Soykan


Mallory-Weiss syndrome is one of the causes of upper gastrointestinal bleeding and in most of the cases bleeding stops spontaneously and requires no intervention. However, in some patients bleeding does not stop and may require therapeutic intervention in order to control active bleeding. Herein, we report a case of Mallory-Weiss syndrome with adherent clot whose bleeding was controlled with injection sclerotherapy.

J Med Cases. 2012;3(2):128-129


Mallory-Weiss syndrome; Gastrointestinal bleeding; Sclerotherapy

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