Peptic Ulcer Disease


Peptic Ulcer Disease

Peptic ulcers are erosions in the lining of the esophagus, stomach, or duodenum. Ulcers in the stomach are called gastric ulcers, and duodenal ulcers if in the duodenum. This video explains the possible causes of this disease, including the bacterium Helicobacter pylori.

Medical Reviewer: Cunningham, Louise, RN
Medical Reviewer: Watson, L Renee, MSN, RN

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