Table 1: Patient characteristics.

Total ( )

Patients
 Sex (male/female)81/50
 Age years (median)48 years (range 4–90)
Disease
 Gastritis99 (70.2%)
 Ulcers29 (20.6%)
 Gastritis + ulcers5 (3.5%)
 Esophagitis3 (2%)
 Other*5 (3.5%)

*Inflammation, duodenitis, and splenomegaly.