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follicular gastritis

Friday 11 November 2005

Digital case

- HPC:311 : Follicular gastritis and active chronic gastritis, non-atrophical, Helicobacter pylori-associated

Definition: Chronic gastritis in which there are large numbers of prominent lymphoid follicles in addition to the mononuclear infiltrate. Because H. pylori infection is also regularly present, it is considered the underlying cause of follicular gastritis.