Tag Upper GI Hemorrhage
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Gastrointestinal haemorrhage

GI haemorrhage is divided into upper GI haemorrhage and lower GI haemorrhage based on the underlying cause and differences in the approach to management
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Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage DDx

Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage is classically bleeding from above the ligament of Trietz (the suspensory muscle of duodenum that connects to the diaphragm), can is characterised by haemetemesis and melaena.