Stump carcinoma | definition of stump carcinoma by Medical dictionary
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
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stump carcinoma Oncology A CA arising in the gastric 'stump' remaining after a subtotal gastrectomy. Cf Scar cancer.
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References in periodicals archive
Polypoid colonic metastases from gastric stump carcinoma
: A case report.
Gastric polyp is frequently found in patients with bile reflux gastritis after gastric surgery.[sup] It is well known that gastric carcinomas may develop in the postgastrectomy stomach polyp.[sup] The presence of bile acids in the gastric remnant may contribute to mucosal injury and may cause the risk of stump carcinoma
.[sup], Our data demonstrated that patients with BS had a significantly higher incidence of gastric polyp than patients with BL and those patients with normal mucosa.