Recurrent ulcer

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marginal ulcer

A term of art for ulcers that develop at the margins of a gastrojejunostomy, primarily on the jejunal side. Most marginal ulcers respond to medical therapy, but complicated or complex lesions require further intervention.

Surgical management
• Omental (Graham) patch repair;
• Revision of gastrojejunostomy;
• Irrigation and drainage;
• Any prior procedure with truncal vagotomy;
• Oesophagojejunostomy; and
• Reversal.
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Recurrent ulcer

Stomach ulcers that return after apparently complete healing. These ulcers appear to be caused by helicobacter pylori infections and can generally be successfully treated with a combination of antibiotics and gastric acid reducing compounds, particularly the proton pump inhibitors.
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