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Gastric epithelium in the duodenum
  1. A. H. James


    It has been found that a `gastric' type of epithelium tends to develop in the first part of the duodenum in patients with duodenal ulceration and is found in the second part of the duodenum in a patient with the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It is likely that `gastric' epithelium appears when the duodenal acidity is high and it is resistant to ulceration.

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