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Nawal F. Alshehry, Paul Kortan and Jeffrey H. Lipton Imatinib-induced gastric antral vascular ectasia in a patient with chronic myeloid leukemia Clinical Case Reports 2

Version of Record online: 18 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/ccr3.49

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Gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE) has been reported very rarely in imatinib-treated gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) and scleroderma/pulmonary hypertension patients. We present the first report of a case of GAVE in a chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) patient after treatment with imatinib. This diagnosis should be considered in CML patients with upper gastrointestinal symptoms and anemia.

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