Cite this page: Enlarged mucosal folds. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stomachenlargedfolds.html. Accessed June 23rd, 2017.
Definition / general
- Excessively long mucosal cores covered by normal mucosa
- May be variant of normal
- Occasionally histologic-clinical discordance (Am J Surg Pathol 1991;15:577)
- H. pylori gastritis, lymphocytic gastritis, peptic ulcer disease (edematous and inflamed mucosa); rarely carcinoma or lymphoma, hypertrophic gastropathy