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A chronic condition is a human health condition or disease that is persistent or otherwise long-lasting in its effects.
Autoimmune gastritis occurs when your body attacks the cells that make up your stomach lining.
Gastritis means inflammation of the stomach mucosa.
Autoimmune gastritis is more common in people with other autoimmune disorders.
The doctor has sent the tissue for biopsy and want to rule out any associated carcinoid tumours.
Differential diagnosis include Nodular erosive gastritis.
Erosive gastritis is gastric mucosal erosion caused by damage to mucosal defenses.
Also there may be appearance is that of a series of 3 to 11-mm nodules.
The condition may be caused by H.Pylori infection.