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Collagenous Gastroduodenitis.
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PMID:  21346601     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Collagenous gastroduodenitis is a rare histopathologic entity characterized by marked subepithelial collagen deposition with associated mucosal inflammatory infiltrate. Only 4 cases have been reported, of which 3 had associated collagenous colitis. Collagenous gastroduodenitis without colonic involvement is exceptionally rare with only 1 case reported so far in the literature. We present a case of a 68-year-old woman with dyspepsia and mild anemia, who was found to have nodular gastric and duodenal mucosa on endoscopic examination. Histopathology showed collagenous gastroduodenitis. To the best of our knowledge, this is the second (and first in English literature) reported case of isolated collagenous gastroduodenitis.
Authors:
Tarun Rustagi; Mridula Rai; John V Scholes
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical gastroenterology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1539-2031     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
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Created Date:  2011-2-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  7910017     Medline TA:  J Clin Gastroenterol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
*Department of Internal Medicine, University of Connecticut, Farmington †Department of Pathology, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT.
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