OsmoPrep-associated Gastritis: A Histopathologic Mimic of Iron Pill Gastritis and Mucosal Calcinosis.

@article{Matsukuma2016OsmoPrepassociatedGA,
  title={OsmoPrep-associated Gastritis: A Histopathologic Mimic of Iron Pill Gastritis and Mucosal Calcinosis.},
  author={Karen E Matsukuma and Dorina Gui and Kristin A. Olson and S. Sandeep Tejaswi and Erica Fan Clayton and Anne Thai},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2016},
  volume={40 11},
  pages={1550-1556}
}
We have identified 8 cases of gastritis characterized by the presence of purple to black granular deposits in the superficial mucosa associated with marked reactive epithelial changes. In each case, the patient had taken OsmoPrep, a tablet form of sodium phosphate used for bowel preparation just before upper endoscopy and had undergone concurrent colonoscopy. Endoscopic findings ranged from normal gastric mucosa to severe inflammation, congestion, and friability. No other gastrointestinal sites… CONTINUE READING