Pernicious Anaemia with Gastric Carcinoids.
We report the case of a 42 year male with history of chronic anaemia who was found to have pernicious anaemia with beta thalassemia trait and had on esophago-gastric-duodenoscopy, gastric carcinoids with gastric atrophy. Pernicious anaemia and gastric carcinoids occurring simultaneously in a single individual is rare. Our case emphasises the need for esophago-gastric-duodenoscopy in cases of pernicious anaemia.
Consultant, Dept of General Medicine.
Consultant, Dept of Gastroenterology, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Pub Type(s)Case Reports