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Gastritis Definition & Overview

Definition

Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining. In some cases, gastritis can lead to ulcers in the lining of the stomach. Gastritis can be:

  • Acute—comes on suddenly and lasts briefly
  • Chronic—either long lasting or recurrent

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