Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images
Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Duodenitis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/smallbowelduodenitis.html. Accessed September 22nd, 2018.
Definition / general
- Inflammation of duodenum due to various causes, associated with dyspepsia
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Increased plasma cells, edema, intraepithelial neutrophils
- Severe cases have villous atrophy, more neutrophils but fewer plasma cells
- Gastric metaplasia, Helicobacter pylori may be present