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Three cases of this relatively rare form of gastric disease are reported in detail, and their pathogenesis and clinical features discussed. In diffuse phlegmon the submucosa shows the most severe changes; the entire stomach may be involved, or the infiltrating process may be confined to one portion of the organ, as the pyloric region. The latter form is to be differentiated from the so-called gastritis suppurativa abscedens in which there are one or more sharply localized abscesses. 78 per cent of the cases of phlegmonous gastritis have shown the presence of streptococci of high virulence. The patients usually die within
Gastritis phlegmonosa (Magenphlegmone).. Ann Intern Med. ;2:385–386. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-2-4-385_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1928;2(4):385-386.
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