Cite this page: Ischemic gastritis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stomachischemic.html. Accessed February 23rd, 2018.
Definition / general
- Very rare in pure form due to richness of gastric blood supply
- Ischemia may be involved in pathogenesis of acute (hemorrhagic) gastritis
- May have erosions and ulcers due to ischemia, secondary to emboli
- Usually antral, irregular in shape
- Adjacent mucosa often has multiple erosions