Zollinger-Ellison syndrome

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Related to Zollinger Ellison syndrome: peptic ulcer, carcinoid syndrome, Meckel diverticulum
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Noun1.Zollinger-Ellison syndrome - syndrome consisting of intractable peptic ulceration with gastric hypersecretion and hyperacidity
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease

Zol·lin·ger-El·li·son syn·drome

n. síndrome de Zollinger-Ellison, condición manifestada por hipersecreción gástrica, hiperacidez y ulceración péptica del estómago e intestino delgado.
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Another important indication is for stress ulcers prophylaxis in critically ill patients, Zollinger Ellison syndrome is a condition in which indefinite therapy is required, similarly PPIs are used in symptomatic and recurrent functional dyspepsia patients2.
For most indications other than gastro-protection, severe reflux disease, Barrett's Esophagus and Zollinger Ellison syndrome, PPIs should only be used for 4-8 weeks2, but it has been observed that use of PPIs is generally much longer6-10.
Ulcers are not found in achlorhydric patients and almost always occur in patients with Zollinger Ellison syndrome which is characterized by very high acid secretion.