Mario Plebani Daniela Basso

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At a Glance Gastritis is the common term used to refer gastric mucosa inflammation, one of the main causes of dyspepsia, a very common symptom caused by several organic or functional diseases. It presents as chronic or recurrent epigastric pain, upper abdominal fullness and feeling full earlier than expected during eating, and loss of appetite.…

Menetriers Disease

At a Glance Menetrier’s disease is a rare form of hypertrophic gastropathy. It should be suspected in middle-aged patients (average age at diagnosis is 55 years of age and more frequent in men than women) presenting epigastric pain (the most frequent symptom) variably associated with nausea and vomiting, anorexia, abdominal pain, weight loss, and sometimes…

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