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Research Article

Endosonographic Findings and the Natural Course of Chronic Gastric Anisakiasis: A Single-Center Experience

Table 2

Summary of endosonographic features of chronic anisakiasis.

EUS features (%)

Median size, mm (range)8 (3–25)
Growth pattern
 Intraluminal5 (18)
 Mural23 (82)
Layer
 Second layer3 (11)
 Second and third layers2 (7)
 Third layer17 (61)
 Third and fourth layers6 (21)
Echogenicity
 Hypoechoic27 (96)
 Hyperechoic1 (4)
Homogeneity
 Homogenous6 (21)
 Heterogeneous22 (79)
Border
 Indistinct17 (61)
 Distinct11 (39)
Hyperechoic tubular structure
 Present22 (79)
 Absent6 (21)

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