foveolar hyperplasia

foveolar hyperplasia

A histopathological manifestation of reactive gastritis which is most pronounced in chemical gastritis.

Aetiology
Bile reflux, drugs (e.g., NSAIDs), hyperplastic polyp, juvenile polyposis, Menetrier’s disease, regeneration at edge of an ulcer.
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Histologically the mucosa reveals oedema, foveolar hyperplasia, smooth-muscle proliferation, regeneration and, on occasion, erosion with a relatively mild inflammatory cell response.
A chronic gastritis with marked foveolar hyperplasia, which may be cystic or polypoid, develops proximal to the stoma.
Ungrading NUD (n=133) Foveolar hyperplasia 24 Degenerative changes 65 Lymphoid follicles 20 Gastric atrophy 11 Intestinal metaplasia 15 Dysplasia 0 Parameters PUD (n=36) A.
Reactive gastropathy, the second most common histologic diagnosis made on gastric biopsies, (7) is characterized by foveolar hyperplasia lined by tall columnar cells with variable mucin depletion and enlarged hyperchromatic nuclei.
Foveolar hyperplasia is a response to excessive cell exfoliation from the surface epithelium.