Table 2

Light microscopic finding among patients with permanent AC

Patient numberFindingPathology finding
1Focal area of mild gastritis at body, fundus and antrumMild chronic gastritis with IM mature type
2Focal area of mild gastritis at antrumMild chronic gastritis with IM mature type
3Atrophic gastritis at body and fundus, mild gastritis at antrumMild chronic gastritis with IM mature type
4Focal area of mild hyperemia at antrumMild chronic gastritis with IM mature type
5Focal area of mild gastritis at antrumMild chronic gastritis with IM mature type
6Focal area of mild gastritis at antrumMild chronic gastritis with IM mature type
7Focal area of mild gastritis at antrumMild chronic gastritis with IM mature type
  • AC, achlorhydria; IM, intestinal metaplasia.