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Table 1 Frequency of clinical manifestations

From: Mast cell gastritis: Children complaining of chronic abdominal pain with histologically normal gastric mucosal biopsies except for increase in mast cells, proposing a new entity

Clinical manifestation Frequency %
Recurrent abdominal pain 59 68.6
Vomiting 34 39.5
Low weight gain 17 19.8
Gastrointestinal bleeding   
Hematemesis 7 8.1
Bloody stool 3 3.5
Gastro esophageal reflux disorder 6 7
Heart burn 2 2.3
Diarrhea 2 2.3
Anemia 2 2.3
Chronic renal failure 2 2.3
Others 4 4.7
Total 86 100