Cameron ulcer

(kam′ĕr-ŏn, -rŏn )

An ulcer or a linear erosion found in a hiatal hernia. It is found in about 5% of patients with hiatal hernia, and sometimes causes acute or chronic upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

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