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Korean J Gastrointest Endosc > Volume 42(6); 2011 > Article
Korean Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2011;42(6): 366-368.
A Case of Corrosive Gastritis Caused by Salt-Fermented Northern Sand Lance
In Sung Jung, M.D., In Sung Jung, M.D. and Jae Su Kim, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine, Yuseong Sun General Hospital, Daejeon, Korea
Abstract
We experienced a case of an 18-year-old woman who ingested salt-fermented northern sand lance and developed corrosive gastritis. The patient underwent a esophagogastroscopy and had developed a deep ulceration in the antrum. This cases shows that salt-fermented northern sand lance, which is very acidic and includes various biogenic amines, has the possibility of inducing a corrosive injury to the stomach.
Key Words: Salt-fermented Northern Sand Lance, Biogenic Amine, Corrosive Gastritis
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