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

Laosebikan, A. O.; Govindosamy, V.; Chinnery, G.; Ghimenton, F.; Thomson, S. R.
April 2005
Gut;Apr2005, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p468
Academic Journal
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.


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