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.

GastritisInflammation 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 SyndromeA 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. 

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