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  Year: 2011 | Volume: 19 | Issue: 3-4 | Pages: 73-75
  Case Report
Jelena Vukojevic, Ivan Nikolic, Biljana Kukic, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Zoran Nikin
  DOI: 10.2298/AOO1104073V
  Helicobacter heilmannii (Gastrospirillum hominis) is a small, gram-negative bacterium from Helicobacter family. Its incidence is significantly lower than for Helicobacter pylori and it accounts for about 1% of cases, mainly in countries with lower socioeconomic conditions. Helicobacter heilmannii may be a causative agent for gastritis, gastric ulcer but it can also trigger malignant diseases such as gastric adenocarcinoma and gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma. This paper presents our first case of gastritis caused by Helicobacter heilmannii.
  Key words: Helicobacter Heilmannii; Gastritis; Case Reports
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