Acute gastritis

Case contributed by Dr Charlie Chia-Tsong Hsu

Presentation

30 year old female presented with epigastric pain, nausea and vomiting after a night of binge drinking.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
CT

Gastric wall edema (HU 5) and mucosal enhancement. Note the sharp demarcation of the normal fundal region of the stomach and the edematous gastric body. 

Case Discussion

Heavy episodic alcohol consumption is a likely culprit for acute gastritis in this case. 

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Case information

rID: 21043
Published: 1st Jan 2013
Last edited: 21st Nov 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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