Keywords: chronic superficial gastritis

    The lack of specificity of clinical manifestations of chronic superficial gastritis. Patients with different clinical manifestations vary, and some patients may be asymptomatic and features, the majority of patients with upper abdominal pain, fullness after eating, loss of appetite and belching and other symptoms when light weight, recurrent or long-standing . The clinical manifestations of the disease may occur as a summarized.

    (1) The most common symptoms are abdominal pain, accounting for about 85%. Upper abdominal pain of chronic superficial gastritis majority erratic diet (some patients fasting comfort after meals uncomfortable), general indemnity chronic abdominal burning, pain, pain. Often into cold, hard food, spicy or other spicy food and the symptoms get worse, the few associated with climate change. Epigastric pain with antispasmodic agents and antacids difficult to alleviate.

    (2) bloating, accounting for 70%. Often due to gastric retention, emptying delay indigestion caused.

    (3) belching, accounting for about 50% of patients have symptoms, patients with an increase in stomach gas discharged transesophageal temporarily relieve the bloating.

    (4) repeated bleeding common manifestation of chronic superficial gastritis. Bleeding due to chronic superficial gastritis based on concurrent acute gastric mucosal inflammatory changes.

    (5), loss of appetite, acid reflux, nausea and vomiting, fatigue, constipation or diarrhea, etc..

    (6) the lack of chronic superficial gastritis the typical positive signs. Physical examination, epigastric tenderness, the small number of patients may have weight loss and anemia.