Spontaneous Gastric Perforation in a Case of Collagenous Gastritis

Marly H Appelman, Tim G J de Meij, E Andra Neefjes-Borst, C M F Kneepkens

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Collagenous gastritis is an extremely rare disease, both in children and adults. Symptoms vary depending on the extent of collagenous changes in the bowel. In most of the children, iron deficiency anemia and abdominal pain are the presenting symptoms. We present a 15-year-old boy with acute abdomen due to gastric perforation the cause of which was collagenous gastritis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7
JournalAPSP journal of case reports
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jan 2016

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