Emphysematous gastritis

Ryosuke Takase, Naoko Fukuda, Osamu Sui, Hideharu Hagiya

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An 89-year-old woman who had type 2 diabetes mellitus suddenly presented with abdominal pain. Abdominal computed tomography showed thickening of the wall and intramural gas in the gastric hilum, suggesting emphysematous gastritis. The patient underwent treatment with a proton-pump inhibitor and broad-spectrum antibacterial agents.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere05094
JournalClinical Case Reports
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2021
Externally publishedYes


  • emphysematous gastritis
  • phlegmonous gastritis
  • portal venous gas

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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