Chronic Gastritis, when arising due to factors associated with immunity, is known as Autoimmune Gastritis (AG). Know all about Autoimmune Gastritis, what it is, how it is caused, its symptoms, treatment options and more.
Autoimmune Gastritis Definition
AG is a chronic inflammation of the stomach arising due to the actions of the immune system against the stomach tissues. In this form of gastritis, the immune system aims the parietal cells which perform important functions that indirectly help in digestion and vitamin B12 absorption. It can be classified as Gastritis Type A which affects the fundus of the stomach.