Journal of Immunology Research / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Chronic Gastritis in Dermatitis Herpetiformis: A Controlled Study

Table 1

Gastric findings in the 93 patients with dermatitis herpetiformis (female 40, median age 48 years; range 7–76) and 186 control patients with dyspepsia (female 80, median age 56 years; range 18–86).

Dermatitis herpetiformis
Control patients
Odds ratio -value

Corpus atrophy15 (16.0%) 5 (2.7%)6.96 (CI 2.29–25.16)<0.001
Antrum atrophy 3 (3.2%) 2 (1.1%)3.07 (CI 0.34–37.16) 0.34
Intestinal metaplasia113 (14.0%)212 (6.5%)32.36 (CI 1.05–5.30) 0.038
Helicobacter pylori117 (18.3%)17 (9.1%)2.22 (CI 1.09–4.54) 0.028

1in corpus or antrum.
2antrum 8, corpus 8.
3antrum 8, corpus 5.