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Patient previously healthy found to have spontaneous gastric intramural hematoma

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28 year old male patient previously healthy presented with diarrhea and diffuse abdominal pain of 1 week duration that exacerbated 1 day prior to presentation. CT showed anterior abdominal mass possibly from the outer gastric wall. Gastroscopy suspected a submucosal tumor in the body and antrum. Patient's pain exacerbated and developed drop in hemoglobin. Urgent CT scan showed a bleeding gastric tumor. Urgent laparotomy identified a bleeding gastric lesion at greater curvature. Partial gastrectomy done with abutting mesocolon resection. Surgical specimen pathology showed gastric intramural hematoma that was considered spontaneous. ;

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NCT number NCT05204420
Study type Observational
Source University of Balamand
Status Completed
Start date December 1, 2021
Completion date January 1, 2022