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Revista Cubana de Obstetricia y Ginecología

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DIAGO CABALLERO, Dalis; GARCIA VALDEZ, Roberto  and  ARGUELLES SORIA, Tulio Dariel. Mallory-Weiss syndrome in a pregnant. Rev Cubana Obstet Ginecol [online]. 2010, vol.36, n.2, pp. 194-201. ISSN 0138-600X.

The digestive hemorrhage is one of the main causes of hospital entrance for illnesses of the gastrointestinal tract, the Syndrome of Mallory Weiss, causes 5-10 % of these hemorrhages. One carries out a bibliographical revision on the syndrome of Mallory - Weiss starting from the existence of a case obstetric carrier of a hyperemesis pregnancy, being revised this patient's clinical history thoroughly. I develop: The patient enters in the HDCQ Miguel Enríquez for hematemesis, the endoscopy was positive with I diagnose of laceration esofágical for what you/they concluded a Syndrome of Mallory - Weiss, later went you transfer the HDMI 10/October, at every moment it maintained good hemodynamic state and alterations didn't exist in the studies hemoquimicals its treatment it was conservative and dietary, evolving favorably until he/she decided the high one. On this entity, he/she is carried out an outline in the biography of their describers, as well as their definition: I tear esofágical, epidemiology: frequent in men and it causes 5-10% of the high digestive bleedings, the etiology he/she has factors that propitiate like vomits, the clinical square characterizes it the hematemesis, the one diagnoses it is endoscopic with a spontaneous resolution between 24 and 48 hours. It should be prevented the emetic squares and to avoid the alcoholism. In occasions he/she can have complications extradigestives. It is not diagnosed with more since frequency it is differed in many cases the endoscopic study.

Keywords : Mallory - Weiss; hyperemesis; pregnancy.

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