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Table 1 Etiology of upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

From: Hook worm caused chronic anemia found during the procedure of acute gastrointestinal bleeding: a case report

Diagnosis Percentage (%)
Peptic ulcer 35–50
Erosion of stomach and duodenum 8–15
Esophagitis 5–15
Varicose vein 5–10
Mallory-Weiss Syndrome 15
Malignant disease of the upper gastrointestinal tract 1
Vascular malformation 5
Rare reason 5
  1. Cited from Palmar KR. Guideline Gut 2002