intestinal metaplasia

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in·tes·ti·nal met·a·pla·si·a

the transformation of mucosa, particularly in the stomach, into glandular mucosa resembling that of the intestines, although usually lacking villi.
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Gastric cancer is an important cause of cancer-related mortality.[4] Atrophic gastritis, intestinal metaplasia, and GD are components of a cascade of morphological events for the development of gastric cancer.[8],[23],[24],[25] Chronic inflammation induced by H.
When the surrounding gastric mucosa is scrutinized it is seen that most of it is associated with atrophic gastritis and intestinal metaplasia. It has no proven relationship to H.
Chronic gastritis, intestinal metaplasia, and low-grade intraepithelial neoplasia were grouped into non-cancerous lesions; and early gastric cancer and high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia were grouped into cancerous lesions.
Common variable immunodeficiency patients with pernicious anemia, chronic atrophic gastritis, and/or extensive intestinal metaplasia are at increased risk of developing gastric adenocarcinoma.
We identified four patients in early stage of AC and 32 patients with BE (Table 1); five of them had indication for APC treatment (including criteria for APC such as intestinal metaplasia or no dysplasia or low-grade dysplasia), and one for RFA and EMR each.
Role of cystitis cystica et glandularis and intestinal metaplasia in development of bladder carcinoma.
The expression of murine double minute 2 (MDM2) on Helicobacter pylori -infected intestinal metaplasia and gastric cancer.
Another meta analysis, this one of 16 studies, found very consistent reductions in the severity of intestinal metaplasia in the antrum after antibiotic treatment - but no difference at all in corpus metaplasia.
In gallbladder, CDX2 highlights areas of intestinal metaplasia due to chronic cholecystitis and cholelithiasis and is associated with MUC2 expression [2, 3].

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