lesser curvature of stomach

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curvature

 [ker´vah-chur]
a nonangular deviation from a normally straight course.
greater curvature of stomach the left or lateral and inferior border of the stomach, marking the inferior junction of the anterior and posterior surfaces.
lesser curvature of stomach the right or medial border of the stomach, marking the superior junction of the anterior and posterior surfaces.
penile curvature curvature of the penis to one side when erect; called also clubbed penis.
Pott's curvature abnormal posterior curvature of the spine occurring as a result of Pott's disease.
spinal curvature abnormal deviation of the vertebral column, as in kyphosis, lordosis, and scoliosis.

less·er cur·va·ture of stom·ach

[TA]
the right border of the stomach to which the lesser omentum is attached.
Synonym(s): curvatura ventriculi minor [TA]

less·er cur·va·ture of stom·ach

(les'ĕr kŭr'vă-chŭr stŏm'ăk) [TA]
The right border of the stomach to which the lesser omentum is attached.

curvature

a nonangular deviation from a normally straight course.

greater curvature of reticulum
in the cow lies against the diaphragm opposite the sixth and seventh ribs and faces left and ventrally.
greater curvature of stomach
the left or lateral border of the stomach, marking the junction of the parietal and visceral surfaces.
lesser curvature of reticulum
in the cow faces right and dorsally and lies against the omasum.
lesser curvature of stomach
the right or medial border of the stomach, marking the junction of the parietal and visceral surfaces.
spinal curvature
abnormal deviation of the vertebral column, as in kyphosis, lordosis and scoliosis.
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Common sites for peptic ulcers are the first part of the duodenum and lesser curvature of the stomach, but they can occur in sites which contain ectopic gastric mucosa, e.
There were also slightly enlarged, non-homogenous enhancing paraaortic lymph node (11 mm) and hypodense nodules (6-11 mm) nearby the lesser curvature of the stomach.
Exploratory laparotomy revealed a large cystic tumor with a solid component arising from lesser curvature of the stomach, showing focal intraluminal extension across the posterior gastric wall and occupying the whole lesser sac and abdominal cavity.
The cyst, as the abdominal CT scan reported, was located in the lesser curvature of the stomach, adherent to the stomach wall without any communication with the gastric lumen.
Upper GI endoscopy was performed, showing a 3-mm ruby-colored flat lesion on the lesser curvature of the stomach (gastric angiodysplasia).
A computed tomography (CT) scan of her abdomen and pelvis was ordered, which revealed a left periadnexal mass and a 2-cm exophytic mass adjacent to the lesser curvature of the stomach and to the lateral segment of the left lobe of the liver.
The Abdominal CT scanner showed enlarged lymphnodes around the head of the pancreas along the lesser curvature of the stomach and in the porta hepatic.
There was gross spillage of gastric contents from a 6 cm perforation along the lesser curvature of the stomach (Figure 2).
For gastric ulcer, the lesser curvature of the stomach is the most likely site.
Because the patient's hiatal hernia was not repaired, the lesser curvature of the stomach became abnormally angulated and subject to chronic irritation from the right esophageal crus, which led to development of the ulcer and fistula.