Gastritis associated with other autoimmune disease

Gastritis with or without atrophy has been described in association with several autoimmune diseases, such as connective tissue disorders, autoimmune thyroiditis and vitiligo. Histological gastritis has been reported in 25 of 27 diabetic children undergoing gastroscopy for upper gastrointestinal symptoms; only half of them had evidence of macroscopic involvement of the gastric mucosa, including erosion and ulcers.60 A teenage girl with scleroderma and atrophic gastritis has been reported.3

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