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
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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Pain like a knife just below the breast bone that is relieved by eating may suggest peptic ulceration. Pain in the right upper corner of the abdomen that goes to the back just below the right shoulder blade may indicate gallstones.
Unidentified curved bacilli in the stomach of patients with gastritis and peptic ulceration. Lancet 1984; 1: 1311-5.
pylori was shown to accelerate the progression toward cirrhosis and HCC, beyond its causative action in gastric cancer and peptic ulceration and bleeding.
The blood groups in relation to peptic ulceration and carcinoma of colon, rectum, breast, and bronchus; an association between the ABO groups and peptic ulceration.
The iceA gene has two allelic types, iceA1 and iceA2 where iceA1 is significantly expressed and associated with peptic ulceration.10 The ureC encodes for phosphoglucosamine mutase, and renamed as glmM gene.
This drug has been implicated in peptic ulceration even in the paediatric age group previously [33].
I also subsequently noted that, at meetings and congresses, older surgeons sometimes vehemently supported the use of vagotomy and antrectomy as the best solution for peptic ulceration. They missed the stunned and polite silence that would follow such atavism.
One of the characteristic feature for H.pylori represent by its ability to adhere to the epithelial cells by producing adhesins, which bind to lipids and carbohydrates in the epithelial cell membrane causing gastric and peptic ulceration and epithelial cell damage [19].
Peptic Ulceration remains the commonest amongst the nonvariceal causes of upper GI bleeding.
Nontraumatic fistulae are much less common; asthma, positive pressure ventilation and distal esophageal lesions such as peptic ulceration, malignancy and rupture have been implicated [2].