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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Menetrier's disease is a rare idiopathic precancerous disorder more commonly affecting men and those aged 30-60.
The increase in mucus production and decrease in acid secretion in Menetrier's disease makes the never before reported finding of this disease together with Barrett's oesophagus surprising.
Menetrier's disease is a pre-malignant disorder characterized by large folds in the body of the stomach.