Protein-losing gastropathy associated with autoimmune disease: successful treatment with prednisolone


Tc-labeled human serum albumin scintigram showing abnormal radioactivity in the stomach. Endoscopic gastric biopsies revealed nonspecific inflammation, but marked intramural edema. Based on a slight elevation of antinuclear antibody level, autoimmune disease was suspected to be involved in this patient. Administration of prednisolone, as a diagnostic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s005350200022

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