GASTROPATHIES

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The classification of gastritis is shown in Table 150-4.

TABLE 150-4: Classification of Gastritis

I. Acute gastritis

  1. Acute H. pylori infection
  2. Other acute infectious gastritides
    1. Bacterial (other than H. pylori)
    2. H. heilmannii
    3. Phlegmonous
    4. Mycobacterial
    5. Syphilitic
    6. Viral
    7. Parasitic
    8. Fungal

II. Chronic atrophic gastritis

  1. Type A: Autoimmune, body-predominant
  2. Type B: H. pylorirelated, antral-predominant
  3. Indeterminate

III. Uncommon forms of gastritis

  1. Lymphocytic
  2. Eosinophilic
  3. Crohn’s disease
  4. Sarcoidosis
  5. Isolated granulomatous gastritis
  6. Russell body gastritis

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The classification of gastritis is shown in Table 150-4.

TABLE 150-4: Classification of Gastritis

I. Acute gastritis

  1. Acute H. pylori infection
  2. Other acute infectious gastritides
    1. Bacterial (other than H. pylori)
    2. H. heilmannii
    3. Phlegmonous
    4. Mycobacterial
    5. Syphilitic
    6. Viral
    7. Parasitic
    8. Fungal

II. Chronic atrophic gastritis

  1. Type A: Autoimmune, body-predominant
  2. Type B: H. pylorirelated, antral-predominant
  3. Indeterminate

III. Uncommon forms of gastritis

  1. Lymphocytic
  2. Eosinophilic
  3. Crohn’s disease
  4. Sarcoidosis
  5. Isolated granulomatous gastritis
  6. Russell body gastritis

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