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metaplastic gastritis

Sunday 4 March 2012

Metaplasias in Gastritis

Morphologic, histochemical, and enzymatic patterns enable one to recognize five major types of metaplasia occurring inthe stomach:
- gastric intestinal metaplasia
- gastric pyloric metaplasia
- gastric pancreatic metaplasia
- gastric ciliated metaplasia
- gastric squamous metaplasia.

The first three types are the most common.