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Endoscopic appearance of atrophic gastritis

Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy showing a shiny surface and pale gastric mucosa with effacement of the gastric rugal (mucosal) folds, along with prominent submucosal vessels in both body (A) and fundus (B) of the stomach. (Source Ramanathan et al 2017. Creative Commons Attribution License: creativecommons.org/ licenses/by/3.0.)

Associated Disorders

  • Alcohol-tobacco amblyopia
  • Cerebral vascular disease
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Developmental delay
  • Folate deficiency
  • Gastric resection
  • Glossitis
  • Imerslund-Grasbeck syndrome
  • Malabsorption
  • Megaloblastic anemia
  • Myelopathy
  • Optic neuropathy
  • Pernicious anemia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Regional enteritis
  • Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord