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Hypoalbuminaemia and gastric mass
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  • Published on:
    hypoalbuminemia and gastric mass
    • Other Contributors:

    Dear Doctors,

    Effectively, the biopsies of the gastric mucosa revealed H. Pylori and had been eradicated. But our patient did not improve. It is interresting to look the relation between Menetrier's disease and H Pylori in a multicentric prospective study.

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  • Published on:
    Helicobacter pylori and Ménétriers disease
    • Guy Sisson, Gastroenterology SpR
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      • Adam W. Harris

    Dear Editor,

    The Editor’s quiz in Novembers Gut featured a most interesting presentation of Ménétrier’s disease (hypertrophic protein losing gastropathy). There is a recognised association between Ménétriers disease and infection with Helicobacter pylori. In two retrospective studies between 30% and 90% of patients with Ménétriers disease were associated with H pylori1-4. Furthermore, Bayerdörffer et al reported...

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