Diseases caused by Helicobacter pylori

Helicobacter pylori infection has been shown to be highly associated with the following diseases:

  • Gastritis
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Duodenal ulcer
  • Gastric adenocarcinoma
  • Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma (MALT)

In addition, Helicobacter pylori infection has also been linked to other diseases such as:

  • Dyspepsia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Allergic skin diseases
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Childhood anemia and growth retardation

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