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Definition / general
- Also called caliber-persistent artery, Dieulafoy's disease
- Usually single, submucosal, high on lesser curvature (Am J Surg Pathol 1982;6:83)
- Complications: perforation, hemorrhage
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Large tortuous vessel with small defect in overlying mucosa
- May have amyloid (Ann Pathol 2004;24:256)