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Ischemic gastritis

Reviewers: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 5 August 2012, last major update August 2012
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● 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

Gross/Micro images

Atherosclerotic embolization and gastric ischemia

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