Sumitha J

Sree Balaji Medical College & Hospital Affiliated to Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research, India


  • Research   
    Clinocopathological Study on Gastro Endoscopic Biopsies in Patients with Special Reference to Helicobacter Pylori
    Author(s): Sumitha J and Parijatham BO*

    Chronic gastritis is the common problem worldwide. The common etiologic agents implicated were smoking, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), spicy food and an influence of personality status. But now it has been proved that in addition to these, Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), a bacterial infective agent, is the major and most common cause. H. pylori gastritis (HPG) is caused by infection of the antral mucosa with H. pylori. Most patients with HPG are asymptomatic. In many cases the antrum appears normal to the endoscopist. Lymphoid follicles with germinal centers are characteristic of an infection with H. pylori. The organisms can be seen in routine hematoxylin and eosin-stained tissue when numerous organisms are present. Special stains are useful when few organisms are present. Stains that may be used to highlight the organisms are Giemsa stain, Warthin¬ Starry silve.. Read More»

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