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Erosive gastritis

What is erosive gastritis? Erosive gastritis is a type of injury inside the stomach. It results in a loss of specialized epithelial cells that normally form a barrier on the inside surface of the stomach. Erosive gastritis can be caused by prolonged use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as Aspirin and Advil, alcohol, iron …
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Erosion

What is an erosion? An erosion is the loss of cells on the surface of a tissue. Another word for erosion is erosive. Erosions are commonly seen on the skin, inside the mouth and throat, and in the digestive tract. What does an erosion look like under the microscope? When examined under the microscope, the …
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