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Emphysematous gastritis after acute pancreatitis.
  1. L L Bloodworth,
  2. P E Stevens,
  3. R F Bury,
  4. J P Arm,
  5. D J Rainford
  1. Department of Renal Medicine, Princess Mary's Royal Air Force Hospital, Halton, Aylesbury, Bucks.


    A case of emphysematous gastritis associated with extensive gastric infarction after acute pancreatitis and acute renal failure is described. This complication was diagnosed on a plain abdominal radiograph and confirmed endoscopically. Extensive gastric and hepatic infarction was seen at necropsy.

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