GASTRITIS

(ACUTE AND CHRONIC) Inflammation of gastric mucous membrane Characterized by epigastric pain, nausea and vomiting   ETIOLOGY 1. Erosive gastritis Irritants: NSAIDs, Alcohol, smoking, spices Corrosives: Acids, Alkalies, Sever stress: Trauma, shock, Burns 2 Non-erosive Type A: Pernicious Anaemia, Gastric Ulcer, Gastric carcinoma Type B: infection with Helicobacter pylori, 3. Age: Erosive any age, Non-erosive […]