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Table 3 Comparison of endoscopic and histopathological findings by organ

From: Diagnostic yield and appropriate indication of upper endoscopy in Jordanian children

  Endoscopic findings Ratea Histopathological findings Ratea
Esophagus - Erythema
- Ulcers
- Strictures
- Exudates
- Furrows, whitish plaques
- Circular rings
117/787
(15%)
- Reflux esophagitis
- Eosinophilic esophagitis
- Infectious esophagitis
- Nonspecific inflammation
100/214
(46.7%)
Stomach - Hyperemia
- Ulcers
- Nodularity
- Erosions
- Hemorrhagic spots
- Abnormal folds
- Trichobezoar
258/787
(33.2%)
- Mild–moderate nonspecific inflammation
- H. pylori–related gastritis
- Menetrier disease
- Eosinophilic gastropathy
267/421
(63.4%)
Duodenum - Hyperemia
- Erosions
- Ulcers
- Scalloping and ridging
- Snowflake appearance
- Flattened villi
115/787
(14.8%)
- Moderate to severe inflammation
- Villous atrophy
- Giardia
- Lymphangiectasia
100/545
(18.3%)
  1. aRate of abnormal finding out of total reports (endoscopic or histopathologic if present)