Below are diseases & conditions associated with the stomach. Your physician may recommend a procedure to diagnose or treat your condition.
Gastric Outlet Obstruction: Obstruction of the muscle (pyloric sphincter) at the outlet of the stomach,which blocks the flow of gastric contents into the duodenum.
Gastric Varices: Dilated veins in the stomach which may bleed. It is typically a consequence of cirrhosis.
Gastritis: Inflammation of the stomach lining.
Hiatal Hernia: Occurs when the end of the esophagus that is attached to the stomach protrudes through the diaphragm and into the thoracic cavity due to muscle weakness.
Gastric Polyp: A pimple like growth in the stomach that is relatively uncommon.
Ulcer: Irritation and inflammation that wears through the stomach lining which may result in three types of ulcers: duodenal, peptic, and gastric.
Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome: A disorder in which increased levels of the hormone gastrin are produced, causing the stomach to produce excess hydrochloric acid. Frequently, the cause is a tumor of the pancreas producing the hormone gastrin.