Cameron ulcer


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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.
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Multiple EGDs may be needed to properly diagnose Cameron ulcers, as they can be difficult to identify.
Once diagnosed, Cameron ulcers typically respond well to twice daily PPI treatment.
Severe upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage from linear gastric ulcers in large hiatal hernias: a large prospective case series of Cameron ulcers. Endoscopy.