Artifactual calcification of the gastric mucosa

Case contributed by Vougiouklis Nikos

Presentation

History of skin melanoma had a follow-up abdominal CT scan .

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

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Artifactual calcification of gastric mucosa.

Case Discussion

On further inquiry, the patient admitted to taking anti-hypertensives and calcium supplements.

Notice that there is no calcium in the uppermost stomach wall.

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