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leather-bottle stomach

 

Definition: marked thickening and rigidity of the stomach wall, with reduced capacity of the lumen although often without obstruction; nearly always due to scirrhous carcinoma, as in linitis plastica.

Synonym(s): sclerotic stomach

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