Gastric antral vascular ectasia

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What is gastric antral vascular ectasia?

Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia (GAVE) is a rare condition that causes severe acute or chronic gastrointestinal bleeding, especially in the elderly and in women. This blood loss may lead to iron deficiency anemia.

Common symptoms reported by people with gastric antral vascular ectasia

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Treatments taken by people for gastric antral vascular ectasia

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Who has gastric antral vascular ectasia on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 6 say gastric antral vascular ectasia is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 0
40s 0
50s 5
60s 5
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 11

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 8
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from gastric antral vascular ectasia patients who have completed their condition history
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