Cite this page: EBV (Epstein-Barr virus) gastritis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stomachEBV.html. Accessed February 21st, 2017.
Definition / General
- Complication of infectious mononucleosis, usually a self-limited clinical syndrome, GI complications rare
- Unclear whether there is a relationship to EBV associated gastric carcinoma with lymphoid stroma
- EBV associated severe gastritis with diffuse mucosal lymphoid hyperplasia, simulating lymphoma (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2003;127:478)