Abdominal Imaging

, Volume 36, Issue 5, pp 509–513 | Cite as

Computed tomographic features of two cases of acute gastric anisakiasis

  • Masanori Nakajo
  • Yohki Setoguchi
  • Shinichi Onohara
  • Masayuki Nakajo


Little is known about the detailed computed tomography (CT) features of acute gastric anisakiasis. Our two cases showed transiently swollen gastric folds comprised of the remarkably thickened contrast little-enhanced submucosal layer with little-thickened contrast-enhanced mucosal and muscular-serosal layers on multi-detector row CT. When CT demonstrates the swollen gastric folds in acute abdomen, acute gastric anisakiasis should be included in the differential diagnosis.


Anisakiasis Stomach Acute abdomen Computed tomography Multi-detector row CT 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masanori Nakajo
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yohki Setoguchi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Shinichi Onohara
    • 1
  • Masayuki Nakajo
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologySaiseikai Sendai HospitalSatsumasendai CityJapan
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyKagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental SciencesKagoshima CityJapan

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