GASTRITIS MIND MAP PATHO WEEK 8 S. COE RN BSN MITM (PATHOPHYSIOLOGY …
GASTRITIS MIND MAP
PATHO WEEK 8
S. COE RN BSN MITM
increased or decreased gastric secretions.
Chronic: loss of t-cell
gastric mucosa degredation
decrease of parietal cells and intrinsic factor.
histamine 2 (H2) blockers
proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)
H. pylori, antibiotics may be prescribed for up to fourteen days.
PPIs are also used to treat stress gastritis.
Infection with the bacterium Helicobacter pylori.
Erosive gastritis may be caused by use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin and ibuprofen.
20 percent of people who chronically use NSAIDs develop gastric issues.
exposure to radiation (erosive gastritis).
Stresses such as trauma,
or a critical illness may cause erosive/stress gastritis
Physical exam and history,
histology of sample tissue
biopsy obtained in endoscopy
Serological tests for H. pylori and breath test
• May be Asymptomatic
• Blood in stool
H. pylori discovered in childhood,
cooking habits lead to risks associated for the disorder.
5% autoimmune in origin,
50% of cases tend to be childhood to adolescence.