Also referred to as stress-related erosive syndrome, stress ulcer syndrome, and stress-related mucosal disease.
- Physical trauma
- Respiratory failure
Characterised by multiple superficial (non-ulcerating) erosions.
- M/C location: Fundus
- Painless upper GI bleed
- Tissue biopsy:
- Wedge-shaped mucosal haemorrhages with coagulation necrosis of superficial mucosal cells.