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Changing concepts of duodenitis.
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PMID:  1181925     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Nonspecific duodenitis exists as a clinical entity distinct from duodenal ulcer disease. Duodenoscopic findings take two general forms: 1. nodularity and erythema, 2. erosions and friability. Both forms usually tend to improve with time but do not necessarily disappear. Although frequently a mild illness, the hemorrhagic erosive form of duodenitis is a potentially serious complication causing marked gastrointestinal bleeding and should be considered in patients taking aspirin-alcohol or following severe physiologic stress. Lastly, most patients initially seem to respond to anticholinergic, tranquilizer or antacid therapy but clinical correlation with long-term treatment will require controlled studies.
E A Gelzayd; M A Biederman; D W Gelfand
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of gastroenterology     Volume:  64     ISSN:  0002-9270     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  1975 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-01-08     Completed Date:  1976-01-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421030     Medline TA:  Am J Gastroenterol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  213-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Duodenal Diseases / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  pathology*
Middle Aged

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