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measles gastric infection

Wednesday 12 November 2003

Synopsis

- gastritis
- large, bizarre inclusion bodies
- clusters of multinucleated giant cells in the surface epithelium and within the lamina propria (Warthin-Finkeldey cells)

References

- Vieth M, Dirshmid K, Oehler U, Helpap B, von Luckner AG, Stolte M. Acute measles gastric infection. Am J Surg Pathol. 2001 Feb;25(2):259-62.
PMID: 11176076