Prevalence and Histological Features of the Gastric Cardia-type Mucosa in Children


Background It has been suggested that the presence of gastric cardia in adults (with or without inflammation or intestinal cells) is a metaplastic condition. The presence of gastric cardia in children would argue against this contention. We examined the presence and determinants of gastric cardia-type mucosa at a normally located z-line in children without… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-008-0247-5


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