Common Types of Gastritis

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The most common forms of gastritis are reactive gastropathy, peptic disease, Helicobacter pylori gastritis, and autoimmune gastritis. These entities, as well as the less common disease pattern of autoimmune pangastritis, are discussed in detail in this chapter, with a summary of key clinical, laboratory, and histological findings. The chapter incorporates the proper use of immunohistochemical stains for making histological diagnoses. Relevant differential diagnoses are discussed, with a focus on key discriminatory features.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSurgical Pathology of Non-neoplastic Gastrointestinal Diseases
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9783030155735
ISBN (Print)9783030155728
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Autoimmune atrophic gastritis
  • Autoimmune gastritis
  • Chromogranin
  • Gastrin
  • Helicobacter heilmannii gastritis
  • Helicobacter pylori gastritis
  • Helicobacter pylori-negative chronic gastritis
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Reactive gastropathy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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