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duodenal

 [doo″o-de´nal]
of or pertaining to the duodenum.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

du·o·de·nal

(dū'ō-dē'năl),
Relating to the duodenum.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

duodenal

Referring to the duodenum. This term is included here only to flag the differences between UK and US pronunciation.
 
Medspeak-UK: pronounced, dew oh DEAN ull.
 
Medspeak-US: pronounced, dew AH denn ull.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

du·o·de·nal

(dū'ō-dē'năl, dū-od'ĕ-năl)
Relating to the duodenum.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Duodenal

Refers to the duodenum, or the first part of the small intestine.
Mentioned in: Gastritis, H-2 Blockers
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

Patient discussion about duodenal

Q. What is the difference between duodenal ulcer and stomach ulcer? I was diagnosed recently with duodenal ulcer. I heard the term stomach ulcer but not duodenal. What causes duodenal and what cause stomach ulcer? And how do they treat duodenal ulcer?

A. The duodenum is right after the stomach. They are both (as published a few years back) caused 90% of the time from a bacteria named helicobacter pylori. Hence the treatment for it is probably antibiotics. But I guess that should be your doctor’s call. Good luck!

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Ulcers (5.8%) predominantly duodenal (4%), Barret's esophagus (4.4%) pre-dominantly short segment (4%), erosions (4%) predominantly duodenal (2.5%) and esophageal candidiasis (1.4%) were seen in the mentioned frequencies (table-III).
Acute pancreatitis related to IDH is probably due to the compression of the pancreas and/or obstruction of the duodenal papilla (3).
Forty two (93.3%) patients had gastric perforation, while only three of the patients had duodenal perforation.
We presented a case of an older woman with two episodes of pancreatitis in a short period of time caused by duodenal diverticulum near the site of papilla of Vater.
The Whipple procedure provides the best chance of successful treatment for duodenal adenocarcinoma patients.
Clinical and Endoscopic Findings.--Brunner gland hyperplastic/hamartomatous polyps are benign and are preferentially located in the duodenal bulb, but may also extend into the second or third part of the duodenum.
Of the 48 gastric ulcer patients 82.6% (38) had positive RUT and of the 412 duodenal ulcer patients 92.47% (381) had positive RUT.
Follow-up contrast-enhanced CT 3 days after CARTO confirmed complete obliteration of the efferent vein and duodenal varices (Fig 3).
Endoscopic view of gastroduodenal artery coils at the base of duodenal ulcer in case of recurrent massive upper gastrointestinal bleed.
pylori positivity and endoscopic or histological features of the duodenal mucosa in patients referred for endoscopy to investigate dyspepsia.
Duodenal intussusception secondary to Brunner's gland adenomas was first described in 1931 by Kellogg and subsequently, in 1959, by Lempke.