Ischemic gastritis

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Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Ischemic gastritis. website. Accessed November 29th, 2021.
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
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