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31

What is the Lauren classification for gastric adenocarcinoma?

1) intestinal - bulky, glandular structures, exophytic mass/ulcerated tumors
2) diffuse - infiltrative growth, discohesive cells with large mucin vacuoles --> SIGNET RINGS)

32

Signet rings are associated with which GI abnormality?

gastric adenocarcinoma

33

What is the name of the left supraclavicular node when gastric adenocarcinomas metastasize?

virchow node

34

What is the name of the periumbilical region when gastric adenocarcinomas metastasize?

sister mary joseph nodule

35

What is the name of the tumor when gastric adenocarcinoma has metastasized to bilateral ovaries

Krukenberg tumor

36

Gastritis is the result of _________________________

impaired host defenses against acid exposure or direct injury

37

the most common cause of chronic gastritis AND chronic PUD is __________

H. pylori

38

autoimmune gastritis is due to autoantibodies to _____________ and _____________

parietal cells and intrinsic factor