peptic ulceration

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Related to peptic ulceration: Stomach ulcer, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
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Noun1.peptic ulceration - an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining of the alimentary tract
ulcer, ulceration - a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
duodenal ulcer - a peptic ulcer of the duodenum
gastric ulcer - a peptic ulcer of the stomach
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Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage has a variety of causes (Table 1) and is the commonest complication of peptic ulceration and portal hypertension.
pylori infection is an independent risk factor for the development of peptic ulceration.
Peptic ulceration and perforation of the stomach after oesophagectomy.
If pain killers have caused peptic ulceration, I would add comfrey to the formulae as the plant has the ability to regenerate healthy cell growth.
Mucosal IgA recognition of Helicobacter pylori 120 kDa protein, peptic ulceration, and gastric pathology.
Histopathology revealed an acutely inflamed Meckel's diverticulum with ectopic gastric tissue and haemorrhagic peptic ulceration, confirming the suggestion of Meckel's diverticulitis in our CT report.
Steroids are known to have potential complications, including peptic ulceration, infection and prolonged admissions, and some studies have shown no improvement or in fact a detrimental effect in patients with this syndrome.
After looking at the various alternatives usually propounded--including cancer, cirrhosis of the liver, gout, and chronic hyperuricaemia--he convincingly argues that it was peptic ulceration of the stomach or duodenum that fits in best with the symptoms recorded by Pitt's doctors.
Dynastat should not be taken by patients with active peptic ulceration or GI bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease, and severe congestive heart failure.
The pain of oesophagitis may mimic the pain of coronary artery disease, peptic ulceration and gallbladder trouble.
Professor Marshall is world famous for his work with Dr Robin Warren in isolating and then establishing the association between H pylori, gastritis and peptic ulceration.
Recurrent pancreatitis caused by peptic ulceration in an intrapancreatic reduplication cyst.