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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 368160, 4 pages
Case Report

Features of the Atrophic Corpus Mucosa in Three Cases of Autoimmune Gastritis Revealed by Magnifying Endoscopy

1Department of Internal Medicine, Niigata Prefectural Yoshida Hospital, Tsubame, Niigata 959-0242, Japan
2Department of Medicine, Michael DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Received 13 March 2012; Accepted 23 May 2012

Academic Editor: Reinhard Bretzel

Copyright © 2012 Kazuyoshi Yagi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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