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Gastric Ulcers with Forrest II Lesions
High resolution image: Ulcer with eroded vessel, indication a 40% risk of rebleeding.
Eroded vessel in a gastric ulcerA finding like this indicate, that this ulcer has been bleeding, and that there is a high risk of rebleeding. In the middle of the ulcer an eroded blood vessel is seen.
Eroded vessel in a gastric ulcerIn this ulcer, the eroded vessel is in the margin of the ulcer
Gastric ulcer, that just has been bleedingThe black bottom of this gastric ulcer is caused of coagulated blood, indicating that this finding gives an excellent explanation to the patients gastrointestinal bleeding.
Small ulcer with an eroded vesselA finding like this is associated with a significant risk of rebleeding
Ulcer with an eroded vesselAn ulcer like this with a visible artery in the middle of the ulcer could be treated with injection therapy, electrocoagulation or laser to diminish the risk of rebleeding.
Another example of ulcers with eroded vessels
Forrest classification of bleeding ulcers:
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