gastric ulcer


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gastric ulcer

an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining the stomach
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gastric ulcer

[′gas·trik ′əl·sər]
(medicine)
An ulcer of the mucous membrane of the stomach.
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pylori, NSAID's, alcohol abuse, emotional stress, and smoking can damage gastric mucosa leading to a gastric ulcer. [4]
Gastric ulcer induced bleeding is affected by multiple complex factors including gastric mucosal injury caused by increased gastric acid and pepsin, weakening of protective effect of mucus and mucous membrane and HP infection.
Gastric ulcer is a common dysfunction of the digestive system, and an increasing number of people worldwide are suffering damage from ulcers.
Despite the efficiency of systemic heparinization and aspirin to manage congestion and thrombosis, they could be contraindicated in some situations where there is a risk of bleeding like in haemorrhoids, liver disease, and active gastric ulcers [15, 27].
In gastric ulcers, food may exacerbate the pain while vomiting relieves it.
Other factors that may be responsible for the decline in the prevalence of duodenal ulcer over the study period should be considered because of the unexpected difference in the changing prevalence patterns of duodenal ulcer and gastric ulcer. One of these is the expertise of the endoscopist-his or her ability to achieve duodenal intubation and to recognise gastrointestinal lesions, including duodenal ulcer.
Caption: Figure 2: Gastric ulcer biopsy showing clear cell RCC consistent with metastatic RCC to stomach.
Niu, "Protective effect of chelerythrine against ethanol-induced gastric ulcer in mice," Chemico-Biological Interactions, vol.
Suzuki, "Cimetidine and omeprazole accelerate gastric ulcer healing by an increase in gastrin secretion," European Journal of Pharmacology, vol.
A key experimental model for evaluation of agents with potential anti-ulcer effect is ethanol-induced gastric injury as ethanol has been considered as a cause of gastric ulcer in humans (13).
Our study showed a positivity of six (66.66%) cases of the nine cases of gastric ulcer, which is in concordance with the other studies shown in Table 4.