Chronic gastritis: dynamic and clinical aspects.

  title={Chronic gastritis: dynamic and clinical aspects.},
  author={Max Siurala and Pentti Ilmari Sipponen and Matti Kekki},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology. Supplement},
A simple method for grading gastritis is to assess the severity of round cell infiltration and the loss of normal glands, and this may be applied to both antral and body changes. However, there is, as yet, no satisfactory classification of gastritis. In population samples, gastritis shows a linear increase in age-specific prevalence so that the annual increase in the body atrophic gastritis pool up to geriatric age is constant (1.5%). In the elderly, there appears to be a retardation of the… CONTINUE READING
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