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Peptic Ulcer

"Peptic Ulcer" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Ulcer that occurs in the regions of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT which come into contact with GASTRIC JUICE containing PEPSIN and GASTRIC ACID. It occurs when there are defects in the MUCOSA barrier. The common forms of peptic ulcers are associated with HELICOBACTER PYLORI and the consumption of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS).


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Peptic Ulcer" by people in UAMS Profiles by year, and whether "Peptic Ulcer" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 13 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2005 and 2015 and 2016
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