Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 244–246 | Cite as

Benign lymphoid hyperplasia of the stomach

Report in a young girl and review of the literature
  • H. S. Odes
  • J. Krawiec
  • I. Yanai-Inbar
  • J. Bar-Ziv
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Abstract

A case is reported of benign lymphoid hyperplasia in the stomach and proximal duodenum in a 12-year-old girl. This condition is characterized by an abundance of lymphoid follicles in the mucosa which produces the characteristic radiological and endoscopic appearance of mucosal nodularity. It is rare in the stomach and rare in children. The immunoglobulins were normal in our patient.

Key words

Benign lymphoid hyperplasia Stomach Gastroscopy Immunoglobulins 

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© Springer-Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. S. Odes
    • 1
    • 4
  • J. Krawiec
    • 1
    • 4
  • I. Yanai-Inbar
    • 2
    • 4
  • J. Bar-Ziv
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologySoroka University HospitalBeer-ShebaIsrael
  2. 2.Department PathologySoroka University HospitalBeer-ShebaIsrael
  3. 3.Department Pediatric RadiologySoroka University HospitalBeer-ShebaIsrael
  4. 4.Faculty of Health SciencesBen-Gurion University of the NegevBeer-ShebaIsrael

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