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Disease Linitis Plastica

Name Linitis Plastica
Definition A condition where the stomach wall becomes thickened, rubbery and loses its ability to distend. The stomach assumes a 'leather bottle' shape. It is most often seen in adenocarcinoma of the stomach. The term is often used synonymously with diffuse adenocarcinoma of the stomach.
Categories Cancer
MeSH® ID D008039
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DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Histologic Type Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Carcinoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Adenocarcinoma Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Adenocarcinoma, Scirrhous Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Linitis Plastica Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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