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Serendipitous Detection of a Mallory-Weiss Tear on Hepatic Imaging

SWAYNE, LAWRENCE C., M.D.; SAMACH, MICHAEL, M.D.

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A case of a bleeding Mallory-Weiss tear was detected by liver imaging and verified at endoscopy. Delayed imaging demonstrated small bowel visualization, confirming the impression of faint gastric activity observed on the initial routine scan.

From the Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, New Jersey

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