autoimmune gastritis(redirected from autoimmune gastropathy)
autoimmune gastritisA rare form of chronic atrophic gastritis, which is most common in African Americans and northern Europeans, characterised by autoimmune destruction of fundic and body glands.
Serum antiparietal and anti-intrinsic factor antibodies that cause IF deficiency, decreasing available cobalamin, often linked to megaloblastic anaemia
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