Menetrier's disease


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Menetrier's disease

[′men·ə‚trirz di‚zēz]
(medicine)
Benign, diffuse hypertrophic gastritis; symptoms include vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss, and excessive secretion of mucus
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The gastric mucosa was shown to be diffusely thickened suggestive of Menetrier's disease.
Erbitux reduced symptoms in all seven patients with Menetrier's disease who took the treatment for four weeks, according to a study in the journal Science Translational Medicine.
Genetic includes, Type A blood, Pernicious anemia, Family history, Hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer and LiFraumeni syndrome and certain Precursor Lesions like Adenomatous gastric polyps, Chronic atrophic gastritis, Dysplasia, Intestinal metaplasia and Menetrier's disease. [1-3]