Stomach wall. Thickening. Stomach wall thickness normal is on average equal to 0,5 — 0,6 cm. Increase in the specified size is a stomach wall thickening. Distinguish a stomach wall thickening, limited and widespread on an extent. The limited thickening is characterized by a stomach wall thickening on a small extent (1 — 3 I eat), it is in most cases combined with rigidity and change of a relief of a mucous membrane, lack of a vermicular movement, removability restriction. The widespread thickening of a wall of a stomach can cover all wall of a stomach or part it, being combined with deformation of a stomach, reduction of its volume, change of a relief of a mucous membrane, lack of a vermicular movement, restriction of a smeshchayemost and other symptoms (fig. 1).
Fig. 1. Stomach wall thickening (pariyetografiya). Big curvature on a considerable extent is thickened, contours its uneven.
Morphological substrate — a stomach wall infilgration inflammatory or tumoral elements, development of connecting fabric, traumatic damages of a wall. The thickening of a wall of a stomach is observed at a peptic ulcer, Menetriye's illness, a stomach tumor including to sarcoma, an actinomycosis, syphilis, tuberculosis, etc. It is distinguished at roentgenoscopy, a X-ray analysis with use of a contrast agent in combination with reception of pharmacological drugs but to indirect signs. The thickening of a wall of a stomach can be accurately defined by a pariyetografiya.