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Massive haematemesis in an African male
  1. N Mourra1,
  2. C Marceau2,
  3. J Pacanowski3,
  4. E Tiret2,
  5. J-F Flejou1
  1. 1
    Department of Pathology, Hôpital St-Antoine, AP-HP, Paris, France
  2. 2
    Department of Surgery, Hôpital St-Antoine, AP-HP, Paris, France
  3. 3
    Department of Infectious Disease, Hôpital St-Antoine, AP-HP, Paris, France
  1. Dr N Mourra, Department of Pathology, Hôpital St-Antoine, 184, rue du Faubourg St-Antoine, 75012, Paris, France; najat.mourra{at}sat.ap-hop-paris.fr

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CLINICAL PRESENTATION

A 31-year-old man of African origin presented with haematemesis and melena. He previously was healthy, without a history of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use.

On examination, the patient was pale and tachycardic. …

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