Helicobacter pylori and histopathological changes of gastric mucosa in Uganda population with varying prevalence of stomach cancer.
- Published Article
African Health Sciences
African Journals Online
- Publication Date
Sep 01, 2005
The major histological features relating stomach cancer to H. pylori in this study were presence of the infection in IM and GA that was observed mainly in Nyarwanda and Nkole. The lack of association between presence of lymphoid follicle and H. pylori infection probably explains the rarity of MALT lymphoma in Africa as these tumours are said to arise from H. pylori associated lymphoid follicles.
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