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Phlegmonous gastritis: an unusual presenting symptom of Sjögren's syndrome.
  1. M L van Leeuwen,
  2. H L Tjiong,
  3. M van Blankenstein,
  4. A H Mulder,
  5. C M Bakker
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Hospital Dijkzigt, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.


    This case report describes the histological and macroscopic changes seen within a few months in the gastric mucosa of a 28 year old woman patient with upper abdominal symptoms. With hindsight these changes were the first signs of Sjögren's syndrome.

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