Talk:Atrophic gastritis

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Why "atrophic"?[edit]

It would be informative to explain the significance of "atropic" in the term. Unfree (talk) 17:11, 4 September 2009 (UTC)

It did. Atrophic means to degrade or wither away, and the article states that the stomach tissue is turned into fibrous intestinal tissue. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Darktangent (talkcontribs) 01:26, 12 May 2010 (UTC)
It would be helpful to include clear info re dx and tx, under separate headings Misssty (talk) 01:18, 15 August 2010 (UTC)--Misssty (talk) 01:18, 15 August 2010 (UTC)