Gastric outlet obstruction - gastric carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Admitted with distended abdomen and vomiting.

Patient Data

Age: 54
Gender: Male
Race: Asian

Grossly distended stomach, containing a large volume of debris.  Thickening and enhancement of the anturm/pylorus of the stomach, suggesting of a tumour.

Modality: Photo

Gastroscopy and biopsy - proven adenocarcinoma. Patient proceeded to surgery.

Stenosing tumour, which caused the gastric outlet obstruction - gross specimen post partial gastrectomy.

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Case Information

rID: 22088
Case created: 10th Mar 2013
Last edited: 25th Feb 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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