phlegmonous gastritis

phlegmonous gastritis

[fleg′mənəs]
Etymology: Gk, phlegmone + osis, condition
a rare but severe form of gastritis involving the connective tissue layer of the stomach wall. It occurs as a complication of systemic infection, peptic ulcer, cancer, surgery, or other severe stress and represents an acute abdominal emergency. Treatment includes surgery, antibiotics, and analgesics.

acute necrotising gastritis

A clinical variant of phlegmonous gastritis in which all four major gastric vessels are patent; gastric gangrene typically ensues in the face of overwhelming necrobiotic infection.
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Emphysematous gastritis should also be differentiated from phlegmonous gastritis, which is characterized by inflammation of the gastric wall in the absence of intraluminal gas.
Phlegmonous gastritis of Bacillus aerogenes capsulatus (B welchii) origin.