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Spontaneous achlorhydria with atrophic gastritis in the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
  1. H. G. Desai,
  2. F. P. Antia


    This case report describes the occurrence of spontaneous, persistent achlorhydria in a patient with markedly raised basal acid secretion and diarrhoea for over two years (Zollinger-Ellison syndrome). Achlorhydria was due to the rapid development of severe atrophic gastritis in a gastric mucosa that had previously shown markedly increased numbers of parietal cells.

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