heaped-up appearance

An endoscopic morphology seen in malignant gastric ulcers in which the margins of the lesion are irregular, with overhanging borders, and have a ‘dirty’, necrotic base

heaped-up appearance

GI disease An endoscopic morphology seen in malignant gastric ulcers where the margins of the lesion are irregular, with overhanging borders, and a 'dirty', necrotic base. Cf Punched-out appearance. See Meniscus sign of Carmen.