Cameron ulcer


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Cameron ulcer

a peptic ulcer within a sliding hiatal hernia. It may be accompanied by chronic bleeding or be clinically silent.

Cameron ulcer

(kam′ĕr-ŏn, -rŏn)
An ulcer or a linear erosion found in a hiatal hernia. It is found in about 5% of patients with hiatal hernia, and sometimes causes acute or chronic upper gastrointestinal bleeding.