Gastric histopathology, iron status and iron deficiency anemia in children with Helicobacter pylori infection.

@article{Baysoy2004GastricHI,
  title={Gastric histopathology, iron status and iron deficiency anemia in children with Helicobacter pylori infection.},
  author={G{\"o}khan Baysoy and Deniz Ertem and Evin Ademoğlu and Esin Karaa Kotiloglu and Sabiha Paktuna Keskin and Ender Pehlivanoğlu},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={146-51}
}
OBJECTIVES Helicobacter pylori has been established as a major cause of gastritis and peptic ulcer disease in adults and children. H. pylori infection may also have a role in the development of some extra-gastrointestinal diseases, including iron deficiency anemia. The aim of this study is to investigate H. pylori-related changes in gastric physiology and histology and the relationship of these changes to iron deficiency anemia in children. METHODS Fifty-two patients with gastrointestinal… CONTINUE READING
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