Disease Information for Gastric ulcer

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Chest Pain
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal pain after meals/eating food
Abdominal Pain Nonsurgical
Abdominal pain/food relieves
Abdominal pain/Improves fasting
Abdominal pain/relief with antacids
Abdominal tenderness
Anorexia Decreased appetite
Black vomit
Blood in stool
Chronic Abdominal Pain
Cibaphobia/Fear of Eating
Coffee drinking/intolerance
Coffee ground vomitus
Dark/Black Melena Stool
Dyspepsia
Epigastric Pain
Epigastric recurrent pain attacks
Epigastric tenderness
Gastric symptoms/signs
Heartburn at night
Heartburn/Pyrosis
Hiccough/Hiccups
Hunger pangs/helped by food/recurrent
Indigestion
Left Upper Quadrant Pain/Tenderness
Nausea
Nocturnal abdominal pain
Peptic ulcer like pain
Recurrent Abdominal Pain
Right Upper Quadrant Pain/Tenderness
Stool color/appearance abnormal
Symptom Relief with Eating
Upper Abdominal Pain
Vomiting
Vomiting blood/hematemesis
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Gastrointestinal hemorrhage
Established Disease Population
Patient/Aspirin/salicylate treatment chronic
Patient/Peptic ulcer disease
Patient/Rheumatoid arthritis
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Cholecystokinin-Pancreozymin (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Hematocrit (Lab)
Hemoglobin (Lab)
RBC/Red Blood Count (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Anti-parietal cell antibody (Lab)
Gastrin, serum (Lab)
STOOL Occult blood
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Gastroscopy/Abnormal
Gastroscopy/Gastric lesion
Gastroscopy/Gastric ulcer crater
Isotope Scan
Isotope/Tagged RBC/Bleeding scan abnormal
CT Scan
CT Scan/CTA Abdomen Abnormal
X-RAY With contrast
UGI/Abnormal
UGI/Bulls eye lesion, stomach
UGI/Gastric fistula
UGI/Gastric multiple filling defects
UGI/Gastric Ulcer crater
UGI/Gastrocolic fistula
UGI/Gastroduodenal fistula
UGI/Rugae enlarged/gastrum
UGI/Stomach filling defect
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Anemia
Angina pectoris
Hiatus hernia, esophagus
Myocardial infarction, acute
Associated Disease & Complications
Anemia of blood loss
Fistula, Gastric
Fistula, Gastrocolic
Fistula, Gastroduodenal
Gastroduodenal perforation
Gastrointestinal bleeding
Iron deficiency anemia
Perforated viscus
Upper GI bleeding
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Corticosteroid treatment
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
CLASS/Stomach disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Myocardial Ischemia Non-Arteriosclerosis
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Ulcer/gut disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Gastric (erosions) or (multiple ulcers) or (ulcer), gastric ulcer, Gastric ulcer (GU), Gastric ulcer (diagnosis), Gastric ulcer (disorder), GASTRIC ULCER DISEASE, Gastric ulceration, Gastric Ulcers, GU, GU Gastric ulcer, STOMACH ULCER, Stomach Ulcers, Ulcer gastric, Ulcer stomach, Ulcers Gastric, Ulcers Stomach, ULCUS VENTRICULI, Unspecified gastric ulcer, Unspecified gastric ulcer (disorder), Synonym/Dieulafoy Lesion Gastric artery variant
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic acid)
RX/Indomethacin (Indocin)
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Sucralfate (Carafate)
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Biopsy
Definition

Ulceration of the mucous membrane of the stomach. (From Dorland, 28th ed)

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