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  Gastric Ulcer - LoveToKnow 1911
The general condition of the patient with gastric ulcer is, as a rule, that of extreme ill-health, with pallor, emaciation and debility.
The presence of healthy-looking scars upon the surface of the stomach, which are constantly found in operating upon the interior of the abdomen, or as revealed in post-mortem examinations, are evidence of the truth of this statement.
Perforation of a gastric ulcer having taken place, the septic germs, which were harmless whilst in the stomach, escape with the rest of the contents of the stomach into the general peritoneal cavity.
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 Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenal ulcer is considered to be a benign form of internal disorder compared to stomach ulcer (gastric ulcer) that is known to cause serious complications and in some cases even cancer.
If the ulcer occurs at the level of the stomach, it is called stomach or gastric ulcer.
Ulcers developed in the lining of either the duodenum or stomach, in the presence of pepsin and hydrochloric acids, are called peptic ulcers.
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Gastric ulcers in foals (less than 50 days of age) and adult horses are commonly located in the non-glandular region of the stomach adjacent to the margo plicatus along the greater curvature and lesser curvature.
Ulcers in the squamous mucosa are primarily due to prolonged exposure to hydrochloric acid, pepsin, bile acids or organic acids.
Ulcers in the glandular mucosa are primarily due to disruption of blood flow and decreased mucus and bicarbonate secretion, which results in back diffusion of hydrogen ions and damage to the underlying submucosa.
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 Peptic ulcer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A peptic ulcer is an ulcer of one of those areas of the gastrointestinal tract that are usually acidic.
The gastric mucosa protects itself from gastric acid with a layer of mucous, the secretion of which is stimulated by certain prostaglandins.
Gastric peptic ulcer is a mucosal defect which penetrates the muscularis mucosae and muscularis propria, produced by acid-pepsin aggression.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gastric_ulcer   (1789 words)

  
 Peptic ulcer at AllExperts
The timing of the symptoms in relation to the meal may differentiate between gastric and duodenal ulcers: A gastric ulcer would give epigastric pain during the meal, as gastric acid is secreted, or after the meal, as the alkaline duodenal contents reflux into the stomach.
The gastric mucosa protects itself from gastric acid with a layer of mucous, the secretion of which is stimulated by certain prostaglandins.
Gastric peptic ulcer is a mucosal defect which penetrates the muscularis mucosae and muscularis propria, produced by acid-pepsin aggression.
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 Gastric Ulcer
Gastric ulcers are most common in males between the ages of 55 and 70.
Gastric ulcers most commonly are caused by the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen.
Gastric ulcers may also develop from the presence of bacteria called Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), decreased resistance of the lining of the stomach to gastric acids, increased production of gastric acids and infection, certain types of medication, and disorders that cause over secretion of stomach juices.
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 Gastric Ulcer -- eCureMe.com
Peptic ulcers are areas of weakness or "depressions" that develop in the wall of the stomach or intestines, causing pain or discomfort.
Ulcers are found in the intestines 5 times as often as they are in the stomach.
Ulcers occur more often in men, in smokers, and in those using medications that weaken the lining of the stomach and intestines.
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 Peptic Ulcer
Ulcer is developed at different levels of the gastrointestinal tract, ranging from the lining of the mouth all over to the lining of the rectum.
The ulcer developed at the level of the duodenum is called duodenal ulcer, while the ulcer developed at the level of the stomach is called stomach ulcer or gastric ulcer.
The factors efficient in preventing and overcoming the disorder are the integrity of the mucus, appropriate mucosal blood circulation, bicarbonate, alkaline tide and the integrity of the hydrophobic layer.
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 Ulcer Symptoms
Ulcer refers to inflammation, sourness or lesions at certain levels of the gastrointestinal tract.
Ulcer affects people regardless of sex or age, but research results indicate that ulcer is more predominant among the male population.
When suffering from bleeding or perforate ulcer, the signs revealing the presence of the disorders are vomit mixed with blood, dark-colored vomit of thick consistency, blood in stools or fl stools.
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 eMedicine - Gastric Ulcer : Article by Isaac Hassan, MBChB, DMRD, FRCR
Areae gastricae adjacent to the ulcer may be enlarged because of edema, and undermining of the mucosa in the base of the ulcer results in the appearance of a thin radiolucent line called the Hampton line, dividing the barium in the ulcer crater from that in the body of the stomach.
Benign greater-curve ulcers are usually located in the distal half of the stomach and are strongly associated with aspirin and NSAID use; the dissolving aspirin tablets collect in the most dependent part of the stomach and cause focal ulceration and gastric erosions (see Image 14).
An ulcerating gastric carcinoma must not be mistaken for a benign gastric ulcer, and endoscopy and biopsy are mandatory whenever the radiographic appearances are indeterminate or suggestive of malignancy.
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 Stomach cancer and gastric or duodenal ulcer disease
Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with gastritis, gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer and gastric cancer.
Analysis: The incidence of gastric cancer in the cohort subgroups was compared to the age- and sex-adjusted incidence of gastric cancer in the Swedish population at large, to yield a relative risk estimate.
Firstly, in your first paragraph it is stated that gastric ulcer disease is known to be associated with an increased risk of gastric cancer.
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 Peptic Ulcer Disease Gastric Ulcer
Peptic ulcer disease is caused by the hypersecretion of stomach acids (HCL), chronic NSAID use, and H.pylori.
Gastric ulcers will have more of an inconsistent symptom pattern, while duodenal ulcers are very consistent, regarding the specific timing of pain.
Gastric ulcer sufferers can have pain before eating, as a result of eating, and eating can also alleviate the pain of a gastric ulcer.
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 GASTRIC ULCER - LoveToKnow Article on GASTRIC ULCER   (Site not responding. Last check: )
(ulcer of the stomach), a disease of much gravity, commonest in females, and especially in anaemic domestic servants.
But the ulcers may give rise to no marked symptoms, and there have been iiistances where fatal perforation suddenly took place, and where post-mortem examination revealed the existence of long-standing ulcers which had given rise to rio suggestive symptoms.
The ulcer is to be closed by running a purse-string suture in the healthy tissue around it, and the place is then buried in the stomach by picking up small folds of the stomach-wall above and below it and fixing them together by suturing.
www.1911ency.org /G/GA/GASTRIC_ULCER.htm   (1215 words)

  
 Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers , Notes on Cyber Gastroenterology, Dr. Julio Murra Saca, El Salvador
Those found to have bled from an ulcer should receive endoscopic hemostatic therapy (eg, with injection sclerotherapy and/or the application of a thermal coagulation device such as the heater probe) if there is active bleeding, a non bleeding visible clot, or possibly an adherent clot in the ulcer base (although the last remains somewhat controversial).
A long-standing ulcer history is common but not invariable in patients who develop penetration Penetration often comes to attention because of a change in symptoms or involvement of adjacent structures.
Endoscopic image of several gastric ulcer in a Female 87 years old with Multiple Gastric Ulcers She had a history of severe epigastric pain from several months and has been under non steroid analgesics, there are several big ulcers in the fundus and gastric body.
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 eMedicine - Gastric Ulcer : Article Excerpt by: Isaac Hassan, MBChB, DMRD, FRCR
Gastric ulcers account for about one third of peptic ulcers, and duodenal ulcers account for the remainder (Levine, 2000).
H pylori infection occurs in 75% of gastric ulcers and 90% of duodenal ulcers (Levine, 2000).
Internationally: The frequency of gastric ulcers in other countries is variable and is determined primarily by the association of gastric ulcers with their major causes—namely, H pylori infection and NSAID use.
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 Gastric Menu
Weight loss is common with gastric ulcers while the acid reflux stomach opposite often happens with Many associations are considered typical of certain disease processes; for example gastric ulcer pain stomach ulcer symptom and treatment worsens after the patient eats while duodenal ulcer pain tends to subside temporarily.
Weight loss is common with gastric ulcers while the opposite often happens with Classically gastric ulcer presc meds stomach pain stop pain is aggravated by meals whereas the pain of duodenal ulcers is relieved by meals.
Many associations are considered typical of certain disease processes; for example gastric ulcer pain worsens after symptoms of pathologic reflux disease the patient eats while duodenal ulcer pain tends to subside temporarily.
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 Key Concepts Of Gastric Ulcer -- iSnare.com Articles
It is different from the duodenal ulcer, which pertains to damage on the normal tissue lining of the initial part of the bowel or the duodenum.
Gastric ulcer is basically due to the imbalanced secretion of stomach enzymes and acids as well as the components released in the mucosal lining of the stomach.
Three percent of all gastric ulcer cases advance to becoming as stomach cancer so it is extremely important to inform your health care provider of all conditions that you fell during attacks.
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 Ferret Gastric Ulcer / Helicobacter FAQ
Additionally, although a definitive cause-and-effect relationship has not yet been conclusively proven between the presence of Helicobacter mustelae and gastric ulcers, evidence connecting the two is beginning to mount.
In affected animals, varying degrees of lymphoplasmacytic gastritis and loss of gastric glands may be seen, with the most severe damage occurring in the pylorus.
Role of gastric pH in isolation of Helicobacter mustelae from the feces of ferrets.
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 Stomach (Gastric) Ulcer - Patient UK
A peptic ulcer is an ulcer caused by stomach acid.
An ulcer is where the lining of the gut is damaged and the underlying tissue is exposed.
pylori infection is the cause of the ulcer
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 Peptic Ulcers including gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer and esophageal ulcer information at MedicineNet.com
A peptic ulcer of the stomach is called a gastric ulcer; of the duodenum, a duodenal ulcer; and of the esophagus, an esophageal ulcer.
An ulcer occurs when the lining of these organs is corroded by the acidic digestive juices which are secreted by the stomach cells.
NSAIDs cause ulcers by interfering with prostaglandins in the stomach.
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 Gastric Ulcer Symptoms
A Gastric Ulcer is an open sore or lesion in the mucous membrane area of the stomach.
The main cause of gastric ulcers is the bacterium known as Helicobacter pylori.
This is because the excess stomach acid secretions are causing pain to your Gastric Ulcer due to the fact that your stomach is empty.
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 Lifespan's A - Z Health Information Library - Gastric ulcer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A gastric ulcer is a break in the normal tissue that lines the stomach.
Non-cancerous (benign) gastric ulcers are caused by an imbalance between stomach acid, an enzyme called pepsin, and the natural defenses of the stomach's lining.
If the ulcer bleeds, endoscopy can control bleeding in most cases.
www.lifespan.org /adam/healthillustratedencyclopedia/1/000213.html   (438 words)

  
 Focus on H. pylori [Mar 1994; 2-3]   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1975 it was estimated at about 4,000,000 Americans had gastric or duodenal ulcers with a total estimated cost of $3.2 billion per year.
While gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer and gastrointestinal inflammation are clearly separate disease entities, they share a common pathophysiology - an imbalance between mucosal aggressive and defensive factors.
The release of cytotoxins and the weakening of the gastric mucus layer all contribute to tissue damage and inflammation.
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 Peptic ulcer - MayoClinic.com
Peptic ulcers are open sores that develop on the inside lining of your stomach, upper small intestine or esophagus.
Esophageal ulcers may also occur and are typically associated with the reflux of stomach acid.
This is a peptic ulcer that occurs in your stomach.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/peptic-ulcer/DS00242   (283 words)

  
 Gastric Ulcers in Ferrets
Presence of digested blood in the stomach of a ferret signifies the presence of a gastric ulcer.
Actually, stress-induced gastric ulcers are most likely a combination of factors which serve to upset the imbalance between the normal acid secretion of the stomach, and the mechanisms by which the stomach lining protects itself against the acid's caustic capability.
The presence of the ulcers decreases their ability to digest their food -- decreasing the availability of nutrients to the body, and increasing the occurrences of diarrhea and vomiting.
www.afip.org /ferrets/ulcers.html   (817 words)

  
 Ulcer Drugs | AHealthyMe.com
Recurrent gastric and duodenal ulcers are caused by Helicobacter pylori infections, and are treated with combination treatments that incorporate antibiotic therapy with gastric acid suppression.
In addition to their role in treatment of gastric ulcers, the proton pump inhibitors are used to treat syndromes of excessive acid secretion (Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
The most common hypersecretory syndrome of the stomach is Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, a syndrome consisting of fulminating intractable peptic ulcers, gastric hypersecretion and hyperacidity, and the occurrence of gastrinomas of the pancreatic cells of the islets of Langerhans.
www.ahealthyme.com /topic/ulcerdrugs   (920 words)

  
 Gastric Ulcer
Any ulcer that is found in the duodenum is called duodenal ulcers.
The ulcer that is found in the stomach is known as gastric ulcer.
You should be aware that sometimes the symptoms of gastric ulcers include blood in your stools or having fl and tarry stools.
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 Stomach ulcer
The term 'peptic ulcer' refers to those that occur in either the stomach or the first part of the small intestine that leads out of the stomach, called the duodenum.
A stomach or gastric ulcer is a break in the tissue lining of the stomach.
Most stomach ulcers are caused by infection with the Helicobacter pylori bacterium or anti-inflammatory medication, not stress or poor diet as once thought.
www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au /bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/pages/Stomach_ulcer?OpenDocument   (921 words)

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