Association between Helicobacter pylori infection and pathological changes in the gastric mucosa in Chinese children.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE H. pylori infection in children has a high prevalence worldwide. The disease can cause progressive gastric mucosal inflammation, as verified in animal models. However, data from large-scale clinical studies are limited. METHODS We examined 1,634 Chinese children with upper gastrointestinal discomfort using endoscopy. The clinical and… (More)

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