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Cameron lesions refer to linear ulcers or erosions that occur on the mucosal folds at the diaphragmatic impression of a hiatus hernia. They are usually radiographically occult and diagnosed endoscopically (although still useful for a radiologist to know).
Their prevalence has been reported in up to 5% of patients with a hiatus hernia who undergo esophagogastroduodenoscopy.
They can be associated with overt gastrointestinal bleeding or anemia.
They are thought to occur due to vascular compression by the diaphragm from a large sliding hiatus hernia.
They mostly tend to be located at the neck of a hiatus hernia.
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