Collagenous gastritis revealed by severe anemia in a child.

  title={Collagenous gastritis revealed by severe anemia in a child.},
  author={Jean-François C{\^o}t{\'e} and G F Hankard and Christophe Faure and Jean Francois Mougenot and Lieselot Holvoet and J. P. Cezard and J J Navarro and Michel Peuchmaur},
  journal={Human pathology},
  volume={29 8},
Collagenous gastritis is a rare histopathological disorder of unknown origin, characterized by a subepithelial collagen deposit greater than 10 microm thick, associated with an inflammatory infiltrate of the gastric mucosa. This report describes a second pediatric case of collagenous gastritis, revealed by severe anemia caused by gastric bleeding, as was the first case. Unlike the adult cases of collagenous gastritis, lesions were limited to the stomach, and remained unchanged on six series of… CONTINUE READING


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