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pediatric auto-immune gastritis

Friday 27 February 2015

pediatric non-Helicobacter pylori atrophic gastritis

Although autoimmune atrophic gastritis is classically a disease of elderly adults, recent studies have described the disease in younger adults, particularly in those with other autoimmune diseases and iron-deficiency anemia. Atrophic gastritis in pediatrics is a rare and possibly underdiagnosed entity.

References

- Pediatric Non-Helicobacter Pylori Atrophic Gastritis: A Case Series. Pogoriler J, Kamin D, Goldsmith JD. Am J Surg Pathol. 2015 Jan 19. PMID: 25602795