perforated ulcer


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per·fo·rat·ed ul·cer

an ulcer extending through the wall of an organ.

per·fo·rat·ed ul·cer

(pĕr'fŏr-āt-ĕd ŭl'sĕr)
An ulcer extending through the wall of an organ.
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Laparoscopic repair of perforated ulcer in Western Denmark--a retrospective study.
Prior Pursglove student Lauren, 19, did well in her A-level exams despite spending almost six months in hospital with a perforated ulcer.
This is a perforated ulcer and will need urgent surgery to treat it.
Smith is known to have suffered from chronic gout, and developed an addiction to painkillers that led to him being hospitalised with a perforated ulcer in 1999.
Presenting symptoms are often non-specific and mimic other acute intra-abdominal conditions such as perforated ulcer,acute appendicitis, cholecystitis or colonic diverticulitis diagnosis is mostly made on laparotomy2,5.
When a patient describes a perforated ulcer they utilize phrases or words such as a sudden, acute and sharp pain.
I know my haemorrhagic pancreatitis from my perforated ulcer - hell, I bet I could even operate on someone.
Hess's son had earlier stated that the so-called suicide note refers to a period in 1969 when Hess had a perforated ulcer in the duodenum and feared he could die.
Joyce, who is considered one of Ireland and the world's great writers, died in Zurich aged 58 from peritonitis brought on by a perforated ulcer.
Gastroscopy showed two old pre-pyloric ulcers and a perforated ulcer in the first part of the duodenum.
2) This clinical diagnostic dilemma often yields variable presumptive diagnoses, including, but not limited to, perforated ulcer, appendicitis, and colonic diverticulitis.
During his recent 40th birthday celebrations in his native Gateshead, Gascoigne collapsed and was rushed to hospital for an emergency operation on a perforated ulcer.