Volume 6, Issue 4 (3-2000)                   RJMS 2000, 6(4): 315-318 | Back to browse issues page

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Nakhaei S. UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY IN CHILDREN: SIX MONTHS EXPERIENCE IN HAZRATE ALI ASGHAR CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL. RJMS. 2000; 6 (4) :315-318
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In this descriptive study, 54 children with upper gastrointestinal complaints were seen in gastroenterology clinic of Hazrat-e Aliasghar Children's Hospital in Tehran and endoscopic findings were reviewed.

In these children the most common complaint was chronic abdominal pain (78%) and the most common endoscopic finding was nodularity in antrum (39%). Gastritis was the most common finding (43.5%) in 23 patients with positive urease test. Rate of infection with Helicobacter pylori was directly related to age, but was not related to sex.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Pediatric Disease

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