Menetrier's disease: evolution of disease under histamine-2 receptor antagonists.


A 33-yr-old man, with known peptic disease, developed giant thickening of the gastric mucosa and hypoproteinemia. Serial endoscopic and x-ray examinations of the upper gastrointestinal tract were available before and after the development of Menetrier's disease. In a 1-yr interval, erosive gastritis developed in a normal gastric mucosa, which was followed a… (More)