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Disease Peptic Ulcer

Name Peptic Ulcer
Synonyms Gastroduodenal Ulcer | Gastroduodenal Ulcers | Marginal Ulcer | Marginal Ulcers | Peptic Ulcers | Ulcer, Gastroduodenal | Ulcer, Marginal | Ulcer, Peptic | Ulcers, Gastroduodenal | Ulcers, Marginal | Ulcers, Peptic
Definition Ulcer that occurs in the regions of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT which come into contact with GASTRIC JUICE containing PEPSIN and GASTRIC ACID. It occurs when there are defects in the MUCOSA barrier. The common forms of peptic ulcers are associated with HELICOBACTER PYLORI and the consumption of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS).
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D010437
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1. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Intestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Duodenal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Peptic Ulcer Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Stomach Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Peptic Ulcer Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Peptic Ulcer Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Duodenal Ulcer Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Esophagitis, Peptic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Gastrocutaneous syndrome
  Peptic Ulcer Perforation Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Stomach Ulcer Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes