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gastric cancer-associated granuloma

Tuesday 6 March 2012

A marked granulomatous gastritis may also complicate gastric malignancies (carcinomas or lymphomas).

The granulomas resemble sarcoid granulomas and may affect all levels ofthe gastric wall or the draining regional lymph nodes.

The granulomas likely result from an immuneresponse to the tumor.

See also

- gastric granuloma
- cancer-associated granuloma