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Linitis Plastica MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Linitis Plastica
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.470.200.025.095.410
Unique ID
D008039
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008039
Annotation
neoplastic; coordinate with STOMACH NEOPLASMS
Scope Note
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.
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CARCINOMA, SCIRRHOUS 1975-90
Online Note
search CARCINOMA, SCIRRHOUS 1966-74
History Note
91(75); was see under CARCINOMA, SCIRRHOUS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Linitis Plastica Preferred
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