Duodenal ulcer. Definition

Medical Definition: duodenal ulcer

Ulcer often occurs when there is an erosion of the mucosa, usually the duodenal bulb. It is three times more common in men. The snuff is a risk factor predisposing to recurrence. Have less influence on alcohol, diet, medicines (anti-inflammatories, etc.). Patients with blood group 0, are at increased risk.

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