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Causes Of Linitis Plastica – Visual Mnemonics

Linitus Plastica Causes
Differentials of causes of linitis plastica of the stomach

Remember a LEMON CART in the stomach causing linitus plastica

EEosinophilic Gastritis
MMetastasis (e.g. CA Breast)
OOther (e.g. Peptic Ulcer Disease)
NNeoplasm primary (Scirrhous Carcinoma)
CCorrosive Ingestion

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About the Author

Dr. Amar Udare, MD, DNB

Dr Amar Udare Dr. Amar Udare is a board-certified radiologist. He is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Calgary. He has a passion for teaching (#FOAMrad and #FOAMed) and has been a semi-finalist for the 2018 and 2020 Aunt-Minnie Most effective Radiology Educator Awards. He has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications which can be accessed on PubMed and Google Scholar.


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