Ménétrier disease

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Synonyms: Giant hypertrophic gastritis | Hypoproteinemic hypertrophic gastropathy

Ménétrier disease (MD) is a rare premalignant hyperproliferative gastropathy characterized by massive overgrowth of foveolar cells in the gastric lining resulting in large gastric folds and manifesting with epigastric pain nausea vomiting peripheral edema and less commonly anorexia and weight loss.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview. Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata. Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version June 2024

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