What are the morbidity and mortality in acute gastritis?

Updated: Jul 12, 2020
  • Author: Sarah El-Nakeep, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
  • Print
Answer

Morbidity/mortality is dependent on the etiology of the gastritis. Generally, most cases of gastritis are treatable once the etiology is determined. The exception to this is phlegmonous gastritis, which has a mortality of 65%, even with treatment.


Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!