Difference between revisions of "Linitis plastica"

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[[Image:Linitis_plastica.jpg |thumb|right| Linitis plastica - endoscopic image. (WC/Samir)]]
 
[[Image:Linitis_plastica.jpg |thumb|right| Linitis plastica - endoscopic image. (WC/Samir)]]
  
'''Linitis plastica''' is a gross pathology/endoscopic findings suggestive of diffuse [[stomach cancer]].<ref name=pmid185007>{{Cite journal  | last1 = Raskin | first1 = MM. | title = Some specific radiological findings and consideration of linitis plastica of the gastrointestinal tract. | journal = CRC Crit Rev Clin Radiol Nucl Med | volume = 8 | issue = 1 | pages = 87-106 | month =  | year = 1976 | doi =  | PMID = 185007 }}</ref>
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'''Linitis plastica''' is a [[gross pathology]]/endoscopic finding suggestive of diffuse [[stomach cancer]].<ref name=pmid185007>{{Cite journal  | last1 = Raskin | first1 = MM. | title = Some specific radiological findings and consideration of linitis plastica of the gastrointestinal tract. | journal = CRC Crit Rev Clin Radiol Nucl Med | volume = 8 | issue = 1 | pages = 87-106 | month =  | year = 1976 | doi =  | PMID = 185007 }}</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:02, 15 October 2015

Linitis plastica - endoscopic image. (WC/Samir)

Linitis plastica is a gross pathology/endoscopic finding suggestive of diffuse stomach cancer.[1]

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It is described in Crohn's disease.[2]

See also

References

  1. Raskin, MM. (1976). "Some specific radiological findings and consideration of linitis plastica of the gastrointestinal tract.". CRC Crit Rev Clin Radiol Nucl Med 8 (1): 87-106. PMID 185007.
  2. Maàmouri, N.; Cheikh, I.; Belkahla, N.; Bouaziz, S.; Ouerghi, H.; Rahal, K.; Ben Romdhane, K.; Ben Ammar, A. (Aug 2006). "[Case report of isolated Crohn's disease of the stomach presenting as plastica linitis].". Tunis Med 84 (8): 513-6. PMID 17175696.