What is the role of surgery in the treatment of acute gastritis?

Updated: Jun 13, 2019
  • Author: Mohammad Wehbi, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Surgical intervention is not necessary, except in the case of phlegmonous gastritis. With this entity, surgical intervention with resection of the affected area may be the most effective form of treatment.

Consult a gastroenterologist in complicated cases.


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