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Ménétrier's disease in a child.
  1. G. M. Vujanić,
  2. M. Miladinović
  1. Department of Paediatric Pathology, Mother and Child Health Institute, Novi Beograd, Serbia, Yugoslavia.


    A case of Ménétrier's disease in a 3 year old child presenting with subtotal pyloric stenosis and fatal outcome due to postoperative complications is reported. It is emphasized that although radiographic and gastroscopic studies are helpful, a full-thickness mucosal biopsy is essential for the diagnosis of Ménétrièr's disease.

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