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Table 3 Endoscopic findings in 1532 patients with haematemesis

From: Trends in upper gastrointestinal diagnosis over four decades in Lusaka, Zambia: a retrospective analysis of endoscopic findings

  n (%)
Oesophageal varices 366 (24)
Duodenal ulcers 234 (15)
Gastric ulcers 216 (15)
Oesophagitis (reflux or unspecified) 54 (4)
Gastric carcinoma 43 (3)
Oesophageal ulcers 23 (1.5)
Mallory-Weiss tear 9 (0.6)
Oesophageal carcinoma 9 (0.6)
Kaposi’s sarcoma 2 (0.1)
No explanation found 576 (38)