infectious gastritis
any type of gastritis, usually chronic, caused by a bacterial infection in the stomach; the most common type is Helicobacter pylori gastritis. In immunocompromised patients, gastritis may occur as a complication of tuberculosis, syphilis, or other conditions.

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