gastric fold


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gastric fold

Any of the mostly longitudinal folds of mucosa found in the empty stomach.
See: ruga
See also: fold
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This patient also underwent TNE, which detected several inflamed and enlarged gastric folds at the gastroesophageal junction (figure, C).
There is thickening of the gastric folds of the gastric body with mucous gland metaplasia and increased production of mucus.
For this reason, McClave et al (9) were the first to find that the endoscopic SCJ was located within 2 cm of the proximal end of these gastric folds in a healthy person.