Emphysema of the stomach: A roentgenologic alarm: Report of a case and review of the literature

Ada Rosen, David Ariely, Elias Sorin, Abraham Czerniak

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Abstract

Air within the wall of the stomach is an extremely rare situation with an obscure etiology and a high mortality (43%); only 49 cases have previously been reported in the English language. We present another case, review the relevant literature, and discuss possible etiologies and treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)211-213
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology
Volume23
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1996

Keywords

  • Emphysematous gastritis
  • Gastric pneumatosis
  • Interstitial emphysema
  • Stomach

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