Left: 76 year-old woman with several months of progressive loss of appetite, early satiety and weight loss. The walls of the stomach appeared thickened, and the stomach distended poorly. Biopsies confirmed the suspicion of diffusely infiltrating, poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma.
Right: 40 year-old woman with several months of abdominal pain attributed to ulcer disease, and several weeks of diminished appetite and weight loss. The walls of the proximal stomach appeared thickened, and the proximal stomach distended poorly. This image shows the transition from poorly distensible, infiltrated proximal gastric mucosa, to normal distensible antral musoca. Biopsies revealed adenocarcinoma with signet ring cells.
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