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A 42-year-old female asked:

I recently had a ct scan w/ contrast of my abdomen which showed gastric wall thickening. my doc now ordered upper endosc. w/ ct. possible cause?

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Dr. Ryan Polselli
Radiology 15 years experience
One possibility: Usually "thickening" of the stomach gets reported to make sure stomach cancer (rare) doesn't get missed...Unfortunately the stomach has a wide range of normal appearances including "thickened" (relatively more common) so we are left with getting an upper endoscopy...Just to be sure everything is ok. It's hard to be more precise without seeing the images. Make sure you follow up with your doctor.

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Last updated Sep 11, 2018

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