Linitis plastica (patient information)

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Linitis plastica (patient information)
ICD-10 C16.9
ICD-9 151.9
ICD-O: 8142/3
MeSH D008039

Linitis plastica

Overview

What are the symptoms?

What are the causes?

Who is at highest risk?

Diagnosis

When to seek urgent medical care?

Treatment options

Where to find medical care for Linitis plastica?

Prevention

What to expect (Outlook/Prognosis)?

Possible complications

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Editor-in-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Phone:617-632-7753; Associate Editor-In-Chief: Jinhui Wu, M.D.

Overview

Linitis plastica, also known as Brinton's disease, is one kind of stomach canceror metastatic infiltration of the stomach. The appearance of the stomach is like a leather bottle in the case of Linitis Plastica. This cancer is more common in Asian countries, particularly Japan.

What are the symptoms of Linitis plastica?

What causes Linitis plastica?

Who is at highest risk?

Diagnosis

When to seek urgent medical care?

Treatment options

Where to find medical care for Linitis plastica?

Directions to Hospitals Treating Linitis plastica

Prevention of Linitis plastica

What to expect (Outlook/Prognosis)?

Possible complications

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