Hypertrophic gastropathy and enlarged mucosal folds
Enlarged mucosal folds
Reviewers: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 13 October 2012, last major update August 2012
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● Excessively long mucosal cores covered by normal mucosa
● May be variant of normal
● Other causes: H. pylori gastritis, lymphocytic gastritis, peptic ulcer disease (edematous and inflamed mucosa); rarely carcinoma or lymphoma, hypertrophic gastropathy
● Occasionally histologic-clinical discordance (Am J Surg Pathol 1991;15:577)
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