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Gastritis by Mind Map: Gastritis

1. Epidimiology -6.3 per 100,000 individuals worldwide.

2. Risk Factors Alcohol use Bacterial infections Medications

3. Diagnosis -Likely to suspect gastritis after medical exam and symptoms. - Also test for H.Pylori, x-rays or upper endoscopy

4. Clinical Presentation -Gnawing or burning ache or pain (indigestion) in your upper abdomen that may become either worse or better with eating -Nausea -Vomiting -A feeling of fullness in your upper abdomen after eating

5. Pathophysiology Acute gastritis - is characterized by PMN infiltration of the mucosa of the antrum and body. Chronic Gastritis - implies some degree of atrophy (with loss of function of the mucosa) or metaplasia. It predominantly involves the antrum (with subsequent loss of G cells and decreased gastrin secretion) or the corpus (with loss of oxyntic glands, leading to reduced acid, pepsin, and intrinsic factor).