Peters, Michael
June 2004
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p249
Reference Entry
An encyclopedia entry for "duodenitis" is presented. It refers to the inflammation of the duodenum, producing vague gastrointestinal symptoms. The condition is diagnosed by oesophagogastroduodenoscopy. The treatment of duodenal ulcer and duodenitis are similar.


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