Gastritis

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Etiology

  • Erosive gastritis: NSAIDs, alcohol, stress, caustic ingestion, radiation
  • Portal gastropathy
  • Helicobacter pylori gastritis
  • Pernicious anemia gastritis
  • Uncommon infections: necrotizing gastritis; cytomegalovirus or Candida (common in immunosuppressed); Anisakis marina (raw fish)
  • Chronic granulomatous inflammation: tuberculosis, syphilis, fungal infection, sarcoidosis, Crohn’s disease
  • Eosinophilic gastritis
  • Lymphocytic gastritis

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Last updated: December 1, 2014