Risk factors include familial adenomatous polyposis, chronic atrophic gastritis, pernicious anemia, history of partial gastrectomy (after 15-20 years), and Menetrier disease
. (2) Most gastric cancers are adenocarcinomas of mucous cell origin.
The main causes of protein-losing enteropathy in children are primary or secondary intestinal lymphangiectesia, Menetrier disease, inflammatory and immunological disorders.
Case of pediatric Menetrier disease with cytomegalovirus and Helicobacter pylori co-infection.