Nov 1, 1976

Diagnosis and treatment of duodenal ulcer in infancy and childhood

Pediatric Annals
D L Christie, M Ament

Abstract

An awareness of the modes of presentation in childhood duodenal ulcer disease is necessary for prompt diagnosis and treatment. Therapy should be based on the rationale of decreasing acid secretion and providing adequate buffering of gastric acid throughout the day. Because of the high incidence of recurrence in children, aggressive diagnosis and treatment of duodenal ulcer are indicated in any child suspected of having the disease.

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Mentioned in this Paper

Gastroscopic Surgical Procedures
Gastric Juice
Duodenum
Recurrent Malignant Neoplasm
Food Habits
Recurrence (Disease Attribute)
Hematochezia
Gastric Acidity Determination
Duodenal Ulcer
Antacids

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