Diabetic gastropathy

Richard H. Marshak, Daniel Maklansky

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Some patients with diabetes mellitus may present with gastrointestinal complaints as a manifestation of a visceral neuropathy. On X-ray examination of the stomach, a marked increase in gastric secretions is seen frequently associated with diminution in peristalsis. A repeat study after the patient fasts for 24 hr. usually reveals a normal stomach. On occasion, nondiabetic patients may demonstrate similar X-ray findings.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)366-370
Number of pages5
JournalDigestive Diseases and Sciences
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1964


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