Artifactual calcification of the gastric mucosa

Case contributed by Dr Vougiouklis Nikos


The patient is a 65 y/o female with history of skin melanoma had a follow-up abdominal CT scan .

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

Artfactual calcification of the  mucosal of the stomach.

The patient is a 64  y/o female with history of  skin melanoma had a follow-up abdominal CT scan .

CT showed calcification in the wall of the stomach.

Case Discussion

In the question if the patient  had  any medication prior to the examination she answer yes  she took antihypertensive and calcium supplements.

Notice that there is not calcium in the uppermost stomach wall.

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Case information

rID: 18354
Published: 2nd Jul 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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