Mallory-Weiss lesion (-wīs’)
Laceration of the gastric cardia, as seen in Mallory-Weiss syndrome. Also called Mallory-Weiss tear.
- Mallory-weiss syndrome
Mallory-Weiss syndrome n. A disorder of the lower end of the esophagus caused by severe retching and vomiting and characterized by laceration associated with bleeding, or by penetration into the mediastinum, with subsequent inflammation.
- Mallory-weiss tear
Mallory-Weiss tear n. See Mallory-Weiss lesion.
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