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Measles gastritis

Reviewers: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 6 August 2012, last major update August 2012
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● Associated with upper GI bleeding

Case reports

● 44 year old man (Am J Surg Pathol 2001;25:259)


● Erosive gastritis or ulcers with heaped, nodular edges

Micro description

● Severe gastritis, dense plasmacytic infiltration, variable neutrophils and lymphocytes
● Large, bizarre inclusion bodies and clusters of multinucleated giant cells in surface epithelium and lamina propria
● Vasculitis without proliferative stages

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