Fast Five Quiz: Helicobacter pylori–Associated Gastritis

Steven F. Moss, MD


January 25, 2022

Gastritis should be classified by both gastric subsite and histology (extent/severity of inflammation/atrophy). Gastric erosions should be reported separately from gastritis and the etiology, natural history, and clinical significance of gastroduodenal erosions should be evaluated.

In accordance with the Kyoto global consensus report on H pylori–associated gastritis, the 11th edition of the International Classification of Diseases now recognizes H pylori–associated dyspepsia as a separate entity and highlights the significance of H pylori–associated gastritis as a potential precursor to peptic ulcer disease and gastric cancer.

Learn more about the classification of H pylori–associated gastritis.


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