Is duodenal biopsy appropriate in areas endemic for Helicobacter pylori?

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OBJECTIVE The primary reason for obtaining duodenal biopsy sample is to diagnose celiac disease. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) and drug injury are common causes of duodenitis. The aim of this retrospective study was to explore effects of H. pylori and drugs on duodenal mucosa. METHODS Duodenal biopsy samples of patients who underwent upper… (More)
DOI: 10.14744/nci.2017.85520

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