Health Care Articles
|Home||Health Basics Articles||Health Problems Articles||Diseases Treatment||Rare Diseases||Home Remedies||Contact Us|
Mallory Weiss Syndrome - Symptoms and Treatment
Mallory Weiss Syndrome is bleeding from an arterial blood vessel in the upper gastrointestinal tract, caused by a mucosal gastric tear at or near the point where the esophagus and stomach join. Mallory Weiss Syndrome causes about 5% of all upper gastrointestinal bleeding. A condition characterized by mucosal tears at the Esophagogastric Junction, sometimes with Hematemesis. It is caused by forceful bouts of retching or Vomitting.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.
Causes of Mallory Weiss Syndrome
Mallory Weiss Syndrome is usually caused by forceful or prolonged vomiting or coughing or excessive vomiting or retching, it may also be caused by epileptic convulsions, violent and lengthy bouts of coughing or vomiting can cause the tears that lead to Mallory-Weiss Syndrome.
Symptoms of Mallory Weiss Syndrome
following are the major symptoms of Mallory Weiss Syndrome
Treatment of Mallory Weiss Syndrome
Mallory Weiss Syndrome can be treated by blood transfusions and intravenous fluids. The blood transfusions and intravenous fluids will help restore the fluid and electrolyte balance. Other treatment are as follows:
|Copyright © Health-Care-Articles.info||Catch our new Health Care Blog|