Study peformed for the investigation of weight loss.
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CT shows mural thickening ring in the body of the stomach that enhances with a transmural pattern of involvement. Multiple lymphadenopathy was also observed in the gastro-hepatic ligament
This case exemplifies a gastric cancer.
Notice the value of water in the use of imaging the stomach with CT. It both distends the stomach and provides a negative contrast agent, assisting in exposing abnormalities of the stomach wall.
Endoscopy remains the gold standard investigation in examining the stomach.