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Table 1 Spectrum of aetiological findings at upper GI endoscopy in patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding

From: Management of overt upper gastrointestinal bleeding in a low resource setting: a real world report from Nigeria

Endoscopic diagnosis Frequency Percentage
Duodenal Ulcer 88 30.6
Varices 52 18.1
Gastritis 51 17.1
Gastric ulcer 30 10.4
Normal finding 22 7.6
Gastric cancer 21 7.3
Reflux esophagitis 8 2.8
Gastrointestinal stroma tumour 8 2.8
Gastric polyp 4 1.4
Vascular bleeding 1 0.4
Mallory Weiss tear 1 0.4
Oesophageal cancer 1 0.4
Total 287 100.0