Hypertrophic gastropathy and enlarged mucosal folds
Enlarged mucosal folds

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 5 December 2016, last major update August 2012

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Definition / general | Etiology
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Definition / general
  • Excessively long mucosal cores covered by normal mucosa
  • May be variant of normal
  • Occasionally histologic-clinical discordance (Am J Surg Pathol 1991;15:577)
  • H. pylori gastritis, lymphocytic gastritis, peptic ulcer disease (edematous and inflamed mucosa); rarely carcinoma or lymphoma, hypertrophic gastropathy