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Wednesday, 13 March 2013

CASE 171: THICKENING OF ANTRUM WALL, Dr PHAN THANH HẢI, MEDIC MEDICAL CENTER, HCMC, VIETNAM


Woman 39yo, anorexia, vomitting and loss weight rapidly.

Ultrasound abdomen first, see the dilated stomach too big, and the antrum thickening of the wall like the uterus cervix (pseudocervix sign). At the pelvis,  uterus was covered around by ascites (see 3 ultrasound pictures).

MDCT ABDOMEN WAS DONE, some FRONTAL, AND SAGITAL SECTIONS SHOWED THE ANTRUM THISKENING OF THE WALL.

GASTRO-ENDOSCOPY SAW THE ANTRUM STENOSIS.


BIOPSY WAS PERFORMED. WAIT FOR MICROSCOPY REPORT.
ALL OF THE DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES SPENT FOR 2 HOURS.

Biopsy report  was  gastric  cancer.

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