Study on Clinical Presentation of 60 Cases of Peptic UlcerJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.5, No. 9)
Publication Date: 2016-09-05
Authors : Dr Nowshad M; Dr Affin A;
Page : 1799-1800
Keywords : Duodenal ulcer; gastric ulcer; male sex; gastroduodenoscopy; NSAID;
Peptic ulcer is a common disease encountered by surgeons. Most commonly middle aged patients present with complaint of pain abdomen. In this study 60 cases of peptic ulcers which were confirmed with gastroduodenoscopy were chosen, the clinical history, examination and treatment provided were studied. Most of the cases were uncomplicated and treated conservatively. The study group showed male preponderance and duodenal ulcers were more frequent than gastric ulcers. Life style habits like smoking and consuming alcohol also contributed to the problem. Consumption of prescription drugs like NSAIDs and steroid preparations also contributed to the onset.
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