gastric atrophy

gastric atrophy

gastric atrophy

An end-stage result of prolonged chronic gastritis, in which the gastric mucosal glands become attenuated and eventually lose their ability to secrete gastric juices; GA may be followed by stomach cancer. See Helicobacter pylori, Stomach cancer.
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Pernicious anemia is an autoimmune disease that affects the gastric mucosa, resulting in gastric atrophy, even if adequate dietary intake of B12 is present.
2004) Association between diversity in the Src homology 2 domain-containing tyrosine phosphatase binding site of Helicobacter pylori CagA protein and gastric atrophy and cancer.
pylori infection is associated with gastric atrophy which has led to the development of megaloblastic anemia.
7% of these patients ("slightly symptomatic" and asymptomatic) had gastric atrophy or intestinal metaplasia, therefore they are at high risk to develop severe complications.
9-11 The presence of Helicobacter Pylori in the gastric patch may be important as, a predisposing factor for gastric atrophy.
Antibodies to CagA protein are associated with gastric atrophy in Helicobacter pylori infection.
Concurrent enteric helminth infection modulates inflammation and gastric immune responses and reduces helicobacter-induced gastric atrophy.
The relation of Helicobacter pylori with intestinal metaplasia, gastric atrophy and BCL-2.
pylori was found in 61% of patients without gastric atrophy, while only 19% of patients with atrophy were positive for H.
The presence of more than three EPIYA sequences is a factor that significantly increases the risk of gastric atrophy, intestinal metaplasia and gastric cancer (12,16).