The clinical significance of focally enhanced gastritis.

@article{Xin2004TheCS,
  title={The clinical significance of focally enhanced gastritis.},
  author={Wei qiang Xin and Joel K. Greenson},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2004},
  volume={28 10},
  pages={1347-51}
}
Focally enhanced gastritis (FEG) is typified by small collections of lymphocytes and histiocytes surrounding a small group of foveolae or gastric glands, often with infiltrates of neutrophils. Several studies have found that FEG is commonly seen in Crohn's disease patients with a positive predictive value of 94%. Additional studies have found that FEG is present in up to 20% of pediatric ulcerative colitis patients, suggesting that FEG is a marker for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in general… CONTINUE READING
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