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Linitis plastica (medical condition): A form of malignant gastric tumor which results in the stomach tissue...more »
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
These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Linitis plastica:
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: 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: Linitis plastica is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:
Some of the symptoms of Linitis plastica incude:
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)
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