Helicobacter pylori and associated histopathological changes in gastric biopsies of patients with leprosy.

@article{Misra2001HelicobacterPA,
  title={Helicobacter pylori and associated histopathological changes in gastric biopsies of patients with leprosy.},
  author={Vatsala Misra and Sri Prakash Misra and D Hatwal and Manisha Dwivedi and Karnail Singh and Ashok Kumar Bajaj},
  journal={Indian journal of pathology & microbiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={271-5}
}
Two antral biopsies each from 104 patients of leprosy and 100 controls were studied to find out the prevalence of H. pylori and associated histopathological changes. Sections were stained with hematoxylene and eosin, AB/PAS (Ph 2.5) and Loeffler's methylene blue stains. Infection by H. pylori, inflammation and atrophy were found to be significantly more in leprosy patients as compared to controls (p < 0.01, < 0.005 and < 0.02 respectively). On comparing the histopathological changes in various… CONTINUE READING