chronic gastritis

Chronic active gastritis

What is chronic active gastritis? Chronic active gastritis means inflammation of the lining on the inside of the stomach. The inflammation damages the cells in the epithelium, the thin layer of tissue on the inside of the stomach which prevents the stomach from functioning normally. The term “chronic” means that the inflammation has been present …
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Chronic gastritis

What does chronic gastritis mean? Chronic gastritis means inflammation of the lining on the inside of the stomach. The inflammation prevents the stomach from functioning normally by damaging the specialized foveolar cells that cover the inside surface of the stomach. What are the symptoms of chronic gastritis? The most common symptoms of chronic gastritis are …
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