stump carcinoma

A cancer arising in the gastric ‘stump’ remaining after a subtotal—Billroth I or II—gastrectomy, which is often localised to the anastomosis, the site with the most severe duodenogastric reflux

stump carcinoma

Oncology A CA arising in the gastric 'stump' remaining after a subtotal gastrectomy. Cf Scar cancer.
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sup][22] The presence of bile acids in the gastric remnant may contribute to mucosal injury and may cause the risk of stump carcinoma.