Case 20

Alissa J. Walsh, Otto C. Buchel, Jane Collier and Simon P.L. Travis

in Oxford Case Histories in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199557899
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753329 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 20

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A 36-year-old woman, who worked as a bank teller, was referred with an 18-month history of epigastric pain. The referring family practitioner had checked Helicobacter pylori serology, which was positive. Triple eradication therapy had been prescribed and her symptoms had settled for a while, but recurred. Serology for H. pylori was again positive. Triple therapy was again given, but symptoms persisted. She was referred for consideration of endoscopy.

Chapter.  2076 words. 

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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