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Glossary for Perforated ulcer

Medical terms related to Perforated ulcer or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Alcohol -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Alcohol during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Angina: Angina is a particular type of pain related to heart conditions
  • Back pain: Pain in the back region.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Corticosteroids -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Corticosteroids during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Duodenal ulcer due to antral G-cell hyperfunction: A rare disease where duodenal ulcers form due to the over-functioning antral G-cells. G-cells secrete gastrin which is a hormone that initiates gastric acid production in the stomach. Excessive stomach acid can lead to ulcers.
  • Esophageal ulcer: An ulcer erosion of the mucous membrane located in the esophagus
  • Gastritis: gastritis is inflammation of the gastric mucosa of the stomach
  • Heartburn: Heartburn is a burning sensation experienced behind the breastbone in the upper chest due to regurgitation of stomach contents.
  • Human carcinogen -- Helicobacter Pylori infection: Helicobacter Pylori infection is deemed to be carcinogenic to humans. Infection with the virus does not mean the patient will definitely develop cancer but the risk of cancer is increased.
  • Hypovolemia: a state of decreased blood volume; more specifically, decrease in volume of blood plasma
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Obesity: Excessive body weight especially fat.
  • Peptic Ulcer: Ulcer on the lining of the stomach or duodenum
  • Perforated gastric ulcer: Perforated gastric ulcer refers to an open sore or erosion of the stomach lining that generally results in upper gastrointestinal bleeding or hemorrhage.
  • Shock: Physical and mental reaction to reduced circulation
  • Smoking: The smoking of cigarettes
  • Stress: Emotional stress (sometimes refers to physical stress)
  • Ulcer: The sloughing of necrotic inflammatory tissue causing a local defect in the surface of an organ or tissue
  • Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: A rare disorder where excessive levels of the hormone gastrin are released into the stomach which increases stomach acidity which results in peptic ulcer development. A hormone secreting pancreatic or duodenal tumor is usually the cause.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Perforated ulcer:

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Conditions listing medical complications: Perforated ulcer:

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