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Peptic ulcer disease

Definition

noun

A disease characterized by an ulcer in the lining of the gastrointestinal tract due to excess of pepsin and acids in the gastric juice.


Supplement

Many cases of peptic ulcer disease is associated with Helicobacter pylori bacterial infection. Another major leading cause of the disease is the prolonged use of aspirin and similar drugs. Some of the symptoms include abdominal pain, nausea, hematemesis, and melena.


Abbreviation: PUD

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