Table 2

The relationship between endoscopic and pathologic findings

Gastric pathology

Total


Normal

Mild gastritis

Decrease in glands' number and fibrosis


Gastric endoscopy

Normal gastric mucosa

25

(29.1%)

11

(12.8%)

3

(3.5%)

39

(45.3%)

Diffuse erythema

10

(11.6%)

7

(8.1%)

1

(1.2%)

18

(21%)

Patchy erythema

15

(17.4%)

11

(12.8%)

0

(0%)

26

(30.2%)

Localized fundal erythema

1

(1.2%)

0

(0%)

0

(0%)

1

(1.2%)

Missing

1

(1.2%)

0

(0%)

0

(0%)

1

(1.2%)

Edematous gastric mucosa

1

(1.2%)

0

(0%)

0

(0%)

1

(1.2%)


Total

53

(61.6%)

29

(33.7%)

4

(4.7%)

86

(100%)


Mahjoub et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2009 4:34   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-4-34

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