Bamboo trees in the stomach

Hokama, A.; Kinjo, F.; Tomiyama, R.; Makishi, T.; Kobashigawa, K.; Sunagawa, T.; Yonamine, Y.; Kugai, Y.; Matayoshi, R.; Saito, A.
November 2004
Gut;Nov2004, Vol. 53 Issue 11, p1589
Academic Journal
The article presents a case study of 46-year-old man with general fatigue and abdominal discomfort. Clinical examinations revealed no tenderness on palpation of the abdomen with escalated bowel sounds. According to the author, upper gastrointestinal endoscopy exhibited swollen longitudinal folds transversed by linear furrows on the lesser curvature of the gastric body.


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