Linitis plastica differential diagnosis

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1];Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Hadeel Maksoud M.D.[2]

Overview

Linitis plastica must be differentiated from other diseases that cause thickening of the gastric wall such as other forms of gastric adenocarcinoma, lymphoma, Menetrier's disease, lymphoid hyperplasia, amyloidosis and granulomatous diseases.

Differntial diagnosis

Linitis plastica must be differentiated from other diseases that cause thickening of the gastric wall:[1][2]

References

  1. Gastric linitis plastica. Orphanet. http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?Lng=GB&Expert=36273 Accessed on November 12, 2015.
  2. Linitis plastica. Radiopedia.org. http://radiopaedia.org/articles/linitis-plastica Accessed on November 19, 2015



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