Dieulafoy's lesion is a rare cause of gastrointestinal haemorrhage. It has traditionally been treated either endoscopically or with open surgery.Aim
To describe a case treated by arterial embolization.Results
Initially the patient was embolized with Gelfoam pledgets but re-bled at 7 days, the procedure was repeated with fibre coils, there was no further bleeding.Conclusion
Arterial embolization is being used increasingly as a first line of treatment as it is fast and minimally invasive with few complications.