Chronic gastritis with intestinal metaplasia: clinico-statistical, histological and immunohistochemical study.

@article{Drnu2012ChronicGW,
  title={Chronic gastritis with intestinal metaplasia: clinico-statistical, histological and immunohistochemical study.},
  author={Rodica D{\^i}rnu and Florin Adrians Secureanu and Carmen Neamţu and Bogdan Dan Totolici and Oltin Tiberiu Pop and Paul Mitruţ and D Gh Mălăescu and Laurențiu Mogoantă},
  journal={Romanian journal of morphology and embryology = Revue roumaine de morphologie et embryologie},
  year={2012},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={293-7}
}
Chronic gastritis has a high incidence in adults, causing progressive destruction of glandular structures, favoring the development of gastric atrophy. The association of chronic gastritis with intestinal type metaplasia of gastric mucosa has a poor outcome as intestinal metaplasia is regarded as a precancerous lesion. Metaplasia is common in patients with Helicobacter pylori infection and also heavy smokers. The aim of our study was to evaluate the relationship between chronic gastritis and… CONTINUE READING

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