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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To further evaluate any esophageal involvement of the scleroderma, an esogastric radioscopy was performed, which visualized two lacunar images in the pyloric antrum and hypertrophic gastric folds (Figure 4).
The GE junction is radiographically identified where the gastric folds terminate.