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Descriptor English:   Peptic Ulcer 
Descriptor Spanish:   Úlcera Péptica 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Úlcera Péptica 
Synonyms English:   Gastroduodenal Ulcer
Gastroduodenal Ulcers
Marginal Ulcer
Marginal Ulcers
Peptic Ulcers
Ulcer, Gastroduodenal
Ulcer, Marginal
Ulcer, Peptic
Ulcers, Gastroduodenal
Ulcers, Marginal
Ulcers, Peptic  
Tree Number:   C06.405.469.275.800
Definition English:   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). 
Indexing Annotation English:   prefer specifics STOMACH ULCER or DUODENAL ULCER; stress ulcer: coordinate with STRESS, PHYSIOLOGICAL or STRESS, PSYCHOLOGICAL
See Related English:   Anti-Ulcer Agents
Peptic Ulcer Hemorrhage
Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
History Note English:   MARGINAL ULCER was heading 1964-96 (see under PEPTIC ULCER 1964-90) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   10633 
Unique Identifier:   D010437 

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