The Mallory-Weiss syndrome is included within the trauma of the esophagus. It is more common in men and can occur at any age. It is often associated with alcoholism and eating disorders. . Clinically, there is presence of blood after an episode of vomiting (haematemesis) after several attempts to vomit or vomiting. The confirmatory diagnosis is made by means of endoscopy. The prognosis is usually good and in most cases is enough conservative medical treatment.
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Shailaja KS, Purohit Saraswati, Rashmi P, Vidya M. De Mallory–Weiss syndrome. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management. 2016; 4(2): 151-152. doi: 10.5958/2454-2652.2016.00034.2