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Emphysematous gastritis
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  • Ryosuke Takase,
  • Hideharu Hagiya,
  • Naoko Fukuda,
  • Osamu Sui
Ryosuke Takase
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Hideharu Hagiya
Okayama University Hospital
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Naoko Fukuda
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An 89-year-old woman who had type 2 diabetes mellitus suddenly presented with abdominal pain. Abdominal computed tomography showed thickening of the wall and intramural gas in the gastric hilum, suggesting emphysematous gastritis. The patient underwent treatment with a proton pump inhibitor, and broad-spectrum antibacterial agents.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

02 Mar 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
03 Mar 2021Assigned to Editor
03 Mar 2021Submission Checks Completed
05 Mar 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned