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Gastric heterotopia in the upper esophagus (inlet patch) in endoscopic surveys in northern China.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7876515     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Upper esophageal gastric heterotopia (inlet patch) has not been reported in endoscopic series from China. We describe the occurrence of endoscopically and histologically typical inlet patches in two endoscopic surveys of asymptomatic adults in northern China. Because rapid endoscopic protocols were used, the 0.3-0.4% prevalence of inlet patch in these surveys probably represents a minimum figure for adults in this population.
G Q Wang; S M Dawsey; M H Zhou; K J Lewin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical gastroenterology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0192-0790     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  1994 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-04-04     Completed Date:  1995-04-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7910017     Medline TA:  J Clin Gastroenterol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  321-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Chest Surgery, Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing.
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MeSH Terms
China / epidemiology
Choristoma / epidemiology,  microbiology,  pathology*
Chronic Disease
Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal
Esophageal Diseases / epidemiology,  microbiology,  pathology*
Helicobacter pylori / isolation & purification
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Stomach / microbiology,  pathology*

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