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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Thus, in contrast to the studies from the countries with higher incidence of gastric cancer, such as Japan, we observed very low rates of the grievous precancerous changes such as atrophic gastritis and intestinal metaplasia.
Patients who produce Intrinsic Factor but who then also produce autoimmune Intrinsic Factor Antibodies are diagnosed as having Pernicious Anaemia or more correctly Autoimmune Metaplastic Atrophic Gastritis.
4) In addition to an association with autoimmune metaplastic atrophic gastritis, (7,8) PGAs have also been observed in the setting of Helicobacter pylori gastritis and chemical gastritis.
The loss of intrinsic factor caused by autoimmune atrophic gastritis ("pernicious anemia") is one of the most frequent causes of severe vitamin B12 deficiency [5, 6].
pylori-positive atrophic gastritis to gastric cancer is very low, it has been suggested that it would be difficult to demonstrate a significant difference unless the sample size is increased or the observation period is longer.
10) Anti-parietal cell antibodies (APCA) are associated with atrophic gastritis, and often occur in subjects with gastritis in the absence of pernicious anemia.
Colonization of the mucosa by the bacterium leads to chronic inflammation and loss of gastric glands responsible for the production of acid, leading to an atrophic gastritis.
Fundic atrophic gastritis in an elderly population.
The intestinal type of gastric adenocarcinoma is preceded by a sequence of histological lesions (known as Correa's cascade) with well-defined characteristics: non-atrophic gastritis [flecha diestra] multifocal atrophic gastritis without metaplasia [flecha diestra] intestinal metaplasia of the complete type [flecha diestra] intestinal metaplasia of the incomplete type [flecha diestra] dysplasia (43,44) (Fig.
Persistent infections may eventually lead to atrophic gastritis, which may be antrum-restricted or involve the stomach more extensively.
Incomplete intestinal metaplasia as an indicator for early detection of gastric carcinomain the events of helicobacter pylori positive chronic atrophic gastritis.