Adenocarcinoma of the gastric antrum

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Old lady presented with a history of repeated episodes of indigestion, loss of appetite, constant nausea, and persistent heartburn.

Patient Data

Age: 72 years
Gender: Female

CT abdomen and pelvis

Wall thickening and irregular enhancing mass in the gastric antrum region.


Gastrointestinal video endoscopy

Endoscopic view of the pyloric antrum region shows irregular and hypertrophic mucosal gastric wall contours. Biopsied were performed during the scope. 

Case Discussion

The biopsy confirmed a gastric adenocarcinoma, which is a primary malignancy arising from the gastric epithelium. 

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Case information

rID: 17416
Published: 11th Apr 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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