OJGas  Vol.5 No.2 , February 2015
A Rare Cause of Stomach Gangrene: Necrotizing Gastritis
ABSTRACT
Necrosis of the stomach is rare. It occurs when there is vascular anomalies, gastric volvulus or her-niation and in infectious gastritis. We report a case in which infectious gastritis leads to a necrotiz-ing gastritis that is treated with urgent gastrectomy.

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Bouhaddouti, H. , Souiki, T. , Mazine, K. , Ousadden, A. , Mazaz, K. and Taleb, K. (2015) A Rare Cause of Stomach Gangrene: Necrotizing Gastritis. Open Journal of Gastroenterology, 5, 7-10. doi: 10.4236/ojgas.2015.52002.
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