chemical gastritis

chemical gastritis

inflammation of the stomach caused by the ingestion of a chemical compound. Treatment is determined by the substance ingested. Compare corrosive gastritis, erosive gastritis.
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A postmortem found Mr Guttridge died of chemical gastritis.
Chemical gastropathy was recommended as the preferred term to synonyms such as chemical gastritis, type C gastritis and reactive gastropathy, and refers to endoscopic and histological changes caused by chemical injury to the gastric mucosa.