Korean J Helicobacter Up Gastrointest Res.  2013 Sep;13(3):189-193. 10.7704/kjhugr.2013.13.3.189.

Regression of Russell Body Gastritis after Helicobacter pylori Eradication

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. hjsong@amc.seoul.kr
  • 2Department of Pathology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

Russell body gastritis is a very rare gastric inflammatory lesion, which presents as dense infiltration of plasma cells containing immunoglobulin structures of Russell body. The lesion is closely associated with Helicobacter pylori-induced chronic gastritis and mimics malignant tumors, such as marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissues and signet-ring cell carcinoma. We report a case of Russell body gastritis which regressed 6 months after eradication of H. pylori. Herein we described endoscopic features of Russell body gastritis and histological details of differential diagnosis.

Keyword

Russell body; Plasma cells; Gastritis; Helicobacter pylori
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