Linitis Plastica

Known as: Linitis Plastica [Disease/Finding], leather bottle stomach, leather-bottle stomach 
A condition where the stomach wall becomes thickened, rubbery and loses its ability to distend. The stomach assumes a "leather bottle" shape. It is… (More)
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2013
2013
Gastric linitis plastica is a diffuse type of cancer which is characterised by a thickening and rigidity of the stomach wall. It… (More)
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2011
2011
The role of surgery for gastric linitis plastica (GLP) is questioned. This study aimed to analyze our experience in the surgical… (More)
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2011
2011
OBJECTIVE Treatment options for patients with diffuse type gastric cancer (linitis plastica) are discussed controversial. It is… (More)
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2008
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2008
Gastric cancer is classified into intestinal and diffuse types, the latter including a highly malignant form, linitis plastica. A… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Dissemination of cancer cells in the abdominal cavity may lead to peritoneal carcinomatosis, a common event in the… (More)
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1997
1997
BACKGROUND Rectal linitis plastica (RLP) is a rare tumor with a poor prognosis. RLP can be a primary tumor, secondary to gastric… (More)
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1992
1992
We herein describe an example of gastric linitis plastica metastatic to the urinary bladder. A comprehensive appraisal of the… (More)
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1989
1989
In a 10-year period, 26 patients with gastric linitis plastica were identified at our institution. The 26 fell into two groups… (More)
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1983
1983
Two patients, 60 and 62 years old, were admitted with progressive dysphagia and weight loss of 8 to 12 weeks duration… (More)
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1980
1980
We describe herein the syndrome of linitis plastica caused by metastatic lobular carcinoma of the breast. In 14 of our 31… (More)
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