April 2016

Abnormal stomach wall

Clinical Info

Cachexia and a mass in the neck and in the abdomen.

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Abnormal stomach wall

Abnormal stomach wall
Abnormal stomach wall
The stomach wall is massively thickened
The stomach wall is massively thickened
Detail of the stomach wall. The layers of the stomach wall can't be differentiated
Detail of the stomach wall. The layers of the stomach wall can't be differentiated
The thick wall is vascularized
The thick wall is vascularized
The retroperitoneal and mesenteric lymph nodes are also enlarged
The retroperitoneal and mesenteric lymph nodes are also enlarged
Another image of the retroperitoneal lymph nodes
Another image of the retroperitoneal lymph nodes
The mass in the neck is located next to the thyroid gland that is normal
The mass in the neck is located next to the thyroid gland that is normal
Detail of the mass
Detail of the mass
Transverse image of the mass that shows vascularity
Transverse image of the mass that shows vascularity
Longitudinal image of the mass in the neck
Longitudinal image of the mass in the neck
CT of the abdomen
Coronal CT of the abdomen
CT of the neck
Coronal CT of the neck
This is an image of the stomach of a 70 year old male
This is an image of the stomach of a 70 year old male
There is a diffuse thickening of the stomach wall. The differentiation of the layers of the wall is gone. There is some ascites
There is a diffuse thickening of the stomach wall. The differentiation of the layers of the wall is gone. There is some ascites
The stomach at another level
The stomach at another level
CT of the abdomen
Coronal CT of the abdomen

Conclusion

Both patients had stomach malignancies. The first patient had a Mantel cell lymphoma with lymphomatous masses not only in the stomach, but also of the abdominal lymph nodes and in the neck. The second patient had a diffuse stomach carcinoma also called linitis plastica


Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 80

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System