TITLE

EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT...: Giant gastric ulcer: an endoscopic roller coaster

AUTHOR(S)
Laosebikan, A. O.; Govindosamy, V.; Chinnery, G.; Ghimenton, F.; Thomson, S. R.
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2005, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p468
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
This article presents a question and its answer related to giant gastric ulcer. The case study describes a 39-year-old male who was a chronic user of non-steroidal analgesics, alcohol, and tobacco presented with recurrent haematemesis. He was haemodynamically stable but pale and tender in the epigastrium. No other abnormalities were noted. Haematological evaluation confirmed iron deficiency anaemia. Total protein and albumin were 47 g/dl and 21 g/dl, respectively.
ACCESSION #
16556648

 

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