MYRON MELAMED, M.D.; ABRAHAM MELAMED, M.D.
It has been definitely established that prolapse of the gastric mucosa into the duodenum is capable of producing symptoms. The clinical signs and symptoms are usually not severe, unless complications develop, but they are of sufficient severity for such patients frequently to seek medical advice. The diagnosis of prolapsed gastric mucosa can only be established by roentgen means. Clinically the condition might be suspected when "atypical peptic ulcer" symptoms are present.
Many theories have been advanced to explain the etiology of prolapsed gastric mucosa but one of the more logical explanations can be found during postmortem examinations of patients who
MELAMED M, MELAMED A. PROLAPSED GASTRIC MUCOSA: A POSSIBLE CAUSE OF "GASTRIC" SYMPTOMS IN RIGHT HEART FAILURE1. Ann Intern Med. 1949;31:245–259. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-31-2-245
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;31(2):245-259.
Cardiology, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Heart Failure.
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