Gas within the wall of the stomach due to emphysematous gastritis: case report and review

W.N. van Mook, S. van der Geest, M.L. Goessens, E.J. Schoon, G. Ramsay

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Abstract

Gas within the wall of the stomach due to emphysematous gastritis: case report and review.

van Mook WN, van der Geest S, Goessens ML, Schoon EJ, Ramsay G.

Department of Intensive Care, University Hospital Maastricht, PO Box 5800, 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands. wvm@sint.azm.nl

Emphysematous gastritis is a rare variant of phlegmonous gastritis due to invasion of the stomach wall by gas-forming bacteria. We present a case of emphysematous gastritis in a 66-year-old woman admitted with septicaemia, and a review of gas in the wall of the stomach is given with focus on emphysematous gastritis
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1155-1160
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Volume14
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2002

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