J. DONALD OSTROW, M.D.; ROBERT H. RESNICK, M.D.
The clinical features, roentgen appearance and therapeutic management of peptic ulceration of the duodenum represent familiar concepts in contemporary medical practice. The presence of a constant, barium-filled ulcer niche, with or without secondary roentgenologic signs, constitutes evidence for institution of a reasonably well defined program of extended care. On the other hand, alterations may occur in the mucosal pattern of the duodenum, not infrequently accompanied by hypermotility and/or hypersecretion, in the absence of frank ulceration, a radiologic appearance usually referred to as duodenitis. Other patients, with complaints simulating peptic ulcer, have a completely normal upper gastrointestinal series but demonstrate gastric
OSTROW JD, RESNICK RH. HYPERCHLORHYDRIA, DUODENITIS AND DUODENAL ULCER: A CLINICAL STUDY OF THEIR INTERRELATIONSHIPS1. Ann Intern Med. 1959;51:1303–1328. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-51-6-1303
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1959;51(6):1303-1328.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Peptic Disease, Peptic Ulcer.
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