The Prevalence of Duodenitis in Children
Letter to the Editor
We were delighted to have confirmation of our data by a larger study from a different state. The low rate of duodenitis in children (approximately 10%) should raise the question whether duodenal biopsies should be obtained in every diagnostic gastroscopy or should be limited to certain clinical indications?
Elitsur, Yoram; Preston, Deborah L. The Prevalence of Duodenitis in Children, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition: December 2016 - Volume 63 - Issue 6 - p e209 doi: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000001322