Other forms of pyloric stenosis than the cancerous and the cicatricial are rare.
The most frequent sequel in neglected cases is cicatricial stricture.
Stercoral ulcers of the colon are not unfrequently the starting-point of cicatricial contraction of the calibre of the bowel.
cicatricial sequel of stricture require surgical interference.
Cancerous stenosis of the cardia is to be distinguished from cicatricial stenosis in this situation.
cicatricial strictures from caustic substances may be in the form of bands, rings, or longitudinal stripes or folds.
Any cicatricial tissue which may be present around the fistula should be treated by submucous division.
The passage of dilators, as in stricture of cicatricial origin, is very hazardous.
Hypertrophy of cicatricial tissue resembling keloid, possibly true keloid.
Hauser72 has shown that the tubular glands grow down into the cicatricial tissue, where they may branch in all directions.
1640s, from Latin cicatrix (accusative cicatricem ) "a scar," of unknown origin. Earlier in English as cicatrice (mid-15c.). Related: cicatrical.
cicatrix cic·a·trix (sĭk'ə-trĭks', sĭ-kā'trĭks)
n. pl. cic·a·tri·ces (sĭk'ə-trī'sēz, sĭ-kā'trĭ-sēz')
A scar left by the formation of new connective tissue over a healing sore or wound.