Peptic ulcers are sores that develop in the lining of the stomach, esophagus, or rarely in small intestine. They are usually caused by H. pylori, excessive NSAID or alcohol usage, smoking, or stomach cancer.
Peptic ulcer disease (PUD), also known as a peptic ulcer or stomach ulcer, is a
..... in 1958 discovered the etiology of, and a treatment for, peptic ulcer disease.".
Peptic ulcer disease encompasses gastric, duodenal, and esophageal ulcers, ...
The disease process of PUD is multifactorial based on etiology and risk factors.
Historically, our understanding of the pathophysiology of peptic ulcer disease
focused on abnormalities in the secretion of gastric acid and pepsin, and on the ...
A new finding of a link between an anxiety disorder and peptic ulcer disease
lends support to the view that this gastrointestinal disease
and anxiety disorder may share a common link. "The identification of Helicobacter pylori as an infectious cause of peptic ulcer
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Brooks FP. Heterogeneity is the most important consideration in the
pathophysiology of peptic ulcer disease. Acute ulcers and erosions present
clinically with ...
“No gastric acid, no peptic ulcer” is a misconception. Excessive gastric acid
secretion is only one factor in the pathogenesis of peptic ulcer disease.
Despite extensive research, the etiology of peptic ulcer disease remains unclear.
Given the multiple processes that control acid and pepsin secretion and ...
Oct 14, 2015 ... Pathophysiology. Peptic ulcers result from an imbalance between factors that can
damage the gastroduodenal mucosal lining and defense ...
Mar 12, 2015 ... Peptic ulcer disease (PUD) is an important cause of morbidity and healthc. ... (
See "Epidemiology and etiology of peptic ulcer disease".).