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peptic ulcer:

see ulcerulcer,
open sore or circumscribed erosion, usually slow to heal, on the skin or mucous membranes. It may develop as a result of injury; because of a circulatory disturbance, e.g.
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peptic ulcer

[′pep·tik ′əl·sər]
(medicine)
An ulcer involving the mucosa, submucosa, and muscular layer on the lower esophagus, stomach, or duodenum, due in part at least to the action of acid-pepsin gastric juice.
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peptic ulcer

Pathol an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining those parts of the alimentary tract exposed to digestive juices. It can occur in the oesophagus, the stomach, the duodenum, the jejunum, or in parts of the ileum
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pylori are linked to the development of peptic ulcer disease, gastric adenocarcinoma, and gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma.
Selection of therapeutic agent should be individualised based on patient-specific factors including fracture history, severity of osteoporosis (T-scores), risk for hip fracture, patterns of BMD, comorbid conditions (such as peptic ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux, malabsorption syndromes, malignancy), cost, and other factors.
PLAINTIFF'S CLAIM The physician who saw the patient at the first ED visit should have diagnosed peptic ulcer disease; the doctors who saw the man at the second and third visits should have diagnosed the ruptured ulcer.