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Linitis plastica

Introduction: Linitis plastica

Description of Linitis plastica

Linitis plastica (medical condition): A form of malignant gastric tumor which results in...more »

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Gastric cancer, borrmann 4:
  »Introduction: Gastric cancer, borrmann 4
  »Symptoms of Gastric cancer, borrmann 4
  »Treatments for Gastric cancer, borrmann 4

Linitis plastica: A condition where the stomach wall becomes thickened, rubbery and loses its ability to distend. The stomach assumes a "leather bottle" shape. It is most often seen in adenocarcinoma of the stomach. The term is often used synonymously with diffuse adenocarcinoma of the stomach.
Source: MeSH 2007

Linitis plastica: Related Topics

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Linitis plastica: Rare Disease


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Linitis plastica as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Linitis plastica as a Disease

Linitis plastica: Another name for Gastric cancer, borrmann 4 (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Gastric cancer, borrmann 4
  »Symptoms of Gastric cancer, borrmann 4
  »Treatments for Gastric cancer, borrmann 4

Linitis plastica: Related Diseases

Linitis plastica: Linitis plastica is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Linitis plastica (Gastric cancer, borrmann 4)

Some of the symptoms of Linitis plastica incude:

Treatments for Linitis plastica (Gastric cancer, borrmann 4)

Treatments for Linitis plastica (Gastric cancer, borrmann 4) include:

Treatment of Linitis plastica: For more treatment information about Linitis plastica, see treatment of Gastric cancer, borrmann 4 (Linitis plastica)

Hierarchical classifications of Linitis plastica

The following list attempts to classify Linitis plastica into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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