duodenal ulcer

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du′ode′nal ul′cer

a peptic ulcer located in the duodenum.
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Noun1.duodenal ulcer - a peptic ulcer of the duodenumduodenal ulcer - a peptic ulcer of the duodenum  
peptic ulcer, peptic ulceration - an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining of the alimentary tract
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du·o·de·nal ul·cer

n. úlcera duodenal.
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The frequency of duodenal ulcer versus gastric ulcer in our study was 4:1 with a male to female ratio of 6:1 which is in accordance to a study from Pakistan but in contrast to similar study from Peshawar17, India14 and many Western studies14.
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Gastroduodenal artery pseudoaneurysms were detected in two patients with duodenal ulcer (Figure 1).
Endoscopic view of gastroduodenal artery coils at the base of duodenal ulcer in case of recurrent massive upper gastrointestinal bleed.
The exclusion criteria were as follows: an evidence of gastroduodenal malignancies, duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer, or scar on gastroscopy; liver, biliary, or pancreatic diseases on ultrasound examination; the use of corticosteroids, immunosuppressives, proton pump inhibitors, oral anticoagulants, aspirin, antibiotics known to be active against H.
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