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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A logical solution to the perforated ulcer controversy.
The perforated ulcer was classified as central if the perforation was confined in its entirety within a 6 mm radius from the central apex of the cornea.
She also was hospitalized in November 2008, when she underwent surgery for a perforated ulcer. In 2010, she was admitted to the hospital after having a mild relapse of Graves disease, a thyroid condition for which she was treated in 1989.
A flat anterior chamber or protrusion of the iris usually signifies a perforated ulcer thus warranting emergency
Months earlier, he'd sat with Carol while she recovered from a perforated ulcer and, later, a stroke.
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.