atrophic gastritis


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atrophic gastritis

[ā′trōf·ik gas′trīd·əs]
(medicine)
Chronic inflammation of the stomach with atrophy of the mucosa.
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The sensitivities for FT-IR spectroscopic classification of gastric cancer, chronic atrophic gastritis, superficial gastritis, and healthy tissue were 74%, 66%, 90%, and 90%, respectively.
pylori gastritis may accelerate the development of atrophic gastritis.
Low gastric acidity and atrophic gastritis seen at gastroscopy or in gastric biopsies were significant predictors of cobalamin deficiency (Table 4).
The latest thinking is that almost all atrophic gastritis may be caused by Helicobacter, except for pernicious anemia, which is rare," he adds.
Both tests work best in patients not being treated with an antisecretory drug, and in those who do not have a bleeding ulcer, atrophic gastritis, or a MALT lymphoma.
pylori-negative patients, had chronic gastritis, and many also had multifocal atrophic gastritis.
The long-term effect of Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy on symptoms in dyspeptic patients with fundic atrophic gastritis.
Predisposing factors include H pylori infection, atrophic gastritis, pernicious anemia and gastric resection >15 years ago.
It can also lead to atrophic gastritis, which is a precursor to the disease.
12] deficiency seems to be common among older people because of the prevalence of atrophic gastritis, a chronic inflammation of the stomach that damages the glands that secrete acid and pepsin.
pylori infection and became ill with gastritis, duodenal ulcer, chronic atrophic gastritis, or gastric cancer.
Marshall formerly taught) points out, high-acid producers tend to have ulcers, whereas low-acid producers are more likely to develop atrophic gastritis, a precursor of cancer.