gastric ulcer

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gastric ulcer

gastric ulcer

gastric ulcer

gastric ulcer

A Man With AIDS and Gastric Ulcers

A Man With AIDS and Gastric Ulcers

Pneumopericardium due to intrapericardial perforation of a gastric ulcer

Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in NSAID users with gastric ulcer

Risk of Gastric Cancer and Peptic Ulcers in Relation to ABO Blood Type: A Cohort Study


Ellagic acid facilitates indomethacin-induced gastric ulcer healing via COX-2 up-regulation

Old technique revisited with surgical innovation: complicated Mallory–Weiss tear with bleeding gastric ulcer exclusion

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Helicobacter pylori Gastritis, Peptic Ulcer, and Gastric Cancer: Clinical and Molecular Aspects

A past history of gastric ulcers and Helicobacter pylori infection increase the risk of gastric malignant lymphoma

Ulcer, gastric surgery and pancreatic cancer risk: an analysis from the International Pancreatic Cancer Case–Control Consortium (PanC4)

Analysis of Pro12Ala PPAR gamma polymorphism and Helicobacter pylori infection in gastric adenocarcinoma and peptic ulcer disease

Gastric mucosal cytokine responses in Helicobacter pylori-infected patients with gastritis and peptic ulcers. Association with inflammatory parameters and bacteria load

Hernia of the diaphragm with gastric ulcer and volvulus: an unusual complication after diaphragmatic resection by VATS


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An ulcer in the stomach, caused by the action of gastic acid and, pepsin, on the stomach lining (mucosa). The output of stomach acid is not usually increased. Taking NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) and the presence of Helicobacter pylori are important predisposing factors. Symptoms include vomiting and pain in the upper abdomen soon after eating, and such complications as bleeding (see also haematemesis), perforation, and obstruction due to scarring may occur. Symptoms are relieved by antacid medicines, but most ulcers heal if treated by an antisecretory drug. Surgery may be required if the ulcer fails to heal. Since stomach cancer may mimic a gastric ulcer, all gastric ulcers should be examined by a gastroscope and biopsies taken to aid in their differentiation.

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