Gastritis and bacterial colonization of the gastric mucosa in adolescents.

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Among 256 examined gastric biopsies from 200 adolescents, inflammatory changes were found strikingly often: 44.5% showed chronic superficial gastritis without atrophic processes. However, the percentage of biopsies of normal mucosa was substantially higher than that of a compared series of biopsies not selected according to age of the patients. According to… (More)

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@article{Niedobitek1989GastritisAB, title={Gastritis and bacterial colonization of the gastric mucosa in adolescents.}, author={Fred Niedobitek and Gisela Grosse and M. Hammer and G M Bonk and Reinhard Nehls and Gerhard Volkheimer}, journal={The American journal of gastroenterology}, year={1989}, volume={84 3}, pages={239-44} }