Collagenous Gastritis

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Collagenous Gastritis

Collagenous gastritis (CG) is a rare condition that primarily affects the gastrointestinal (GI) system. Individuals with CG have increased collagen deposition in the subepithelial layer of the stomach with infiltration of inflammatory cells in the gastric mucosa (mucous membrane layer of the stomach). This condition may affect children and young adults up to 22 years or older adults over 35 years of age; features appear to differ depending on the age group affected. Signs and symptoms in children and young adults often begin with anemia and abdominal pain, whereas older adults have loose stools frequently associated with collagenous colitis, celiac disease or both. The cause of the condition is unknown. There is currently no effective treatment.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Collagenous Gastritis" returned 3 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Collagenous gastritis in a Korean child: a case report.
 

Author(s): Sanghui Park, Dong Hoon Kim, Youn Ho Choe, Yeon-Lim Suh

Journal: J. Korean Med. Sci.. 2005 Feb;20(1):146-9.

 

Collagenous gastritis, a counterpart of collagenous colitis, is an extremely rare disorder. The first case of collagenous gastritis in a Korean boy in his pre-teens who had been receiving treatment for refractory iron deficiency anemia has been reported. The patient had been suffering ...

Last Updated: 17 Feb 2005

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[Collagenous gastritis, duodenitis, ileitis and colitis].
 

Author(s): P Cocq, D Scrumeda, P Baron, D Duthoit, B Korgami, J F Colombel

Journal: Gastroenterol. Clin. Biol.. 2001 Nov;25(11):1027-9.

 

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2002

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Collagenous gastritis: a long-term follow-up with the development of endocrine cell hyperplasia, intestinal metaplasia, and epithelial changes indeterminate for dysplasia.
 

Author(s): J L Winslow, T D Trainer, R B Colletti

Journal: Am. J. Clin. Pathol.. 2001 Nov;116(5):753-8.

 

This report reviews the literature pertaining to collagenous gastritis and describes the clinicopathologic evolution of this disease in a patient during a 12-year period. We examined 109 biopsy specimens of gastric mucosa from 19 different endoscopic procedures for the severity and ...

Last Updated: 16 Nov 2001

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The terms "Collagenous Gastritis" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical outcome of pediatric collagenous gastritis: case series and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Nadia Mazen Hijaz, Seth Steven Septer, James Degaetano, Thomas Mario Attard

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2013 Mar;19(9):1478-84.

 

Collagenous gastritis (CG) is characterized by patchy subepithelial collagen bands. Effective treatment and the clinical and histological outcome of CG in children are poorly defined. The aim of this study is to summarize the published literature on the clinical outcome and response ...

Last Updated: 29 Mar 2013

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[Collagenous gastritis and ileo-colitis occurred in autoimmune context: report of a case and review of the literature].
 

Author(s): Gilles Macaigne, Jean-Fran├žois Boivin, Florence Harnois, Claude Chayette, Dorian Dikov, Sadek Cheaib, Marie-Luce Auriault

Journal: Gastroenterol. Clin. Biol.. 2010 Sep;34(8-9):e1-6.

 

Collagenous colitis belongs to the group of microscopic colitis. The aetiology and pathogenesis are unknown but different pathogenic hypothesis, autoimmune, infectious, alimentary and medicinal being are advanced, the last one being the most frequent aetiology. The collagenous gastritis ...

Last Updated: 29 Sep 2010

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Collagenous gastritis: a case report, morphologic evaluation, and review.
 

Author(s): Z Vesoulis, G Lozanski, P Ravichandran, E Esber

Journal: Mod. Pathol.. 2000 May;13(5):591-6.

 

Collagenous gastritis is rare; there are only four previous case reports. Histologic features seem to overlap with the other "collagenous enterocolitides"; however, pathologic criteria are not yet established for the diagnosis of collagenous gastritis. We describe an additional case ...

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2000

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