Gastritis, esophagitis, and peptic ulcer disease

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Gastritis, esophagitis, and peptic ulcer disease (PUD) present commonly with epigastric pain or dyspepsia. Dyspepsia refers to upper abdominal pain or discomfort and may be associated with fullness, belching, bloating, heartburn, food intolerance, nausea, or vomiting. Dyspepsia is a common problem. Despite discoveries about the cause and treatment of peptic ulcer disease, dyspepsia remains a challenging problem to evaluate and treat.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFamily Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Practice
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9783319044149
ISBN (Print)9783319044132
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2016


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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Adelman, A. M., & Lewis, P. R. (2016). Gastritis, esophagitis, and peptic ulcer disease. In Family Medicine: Principles and Practice (pp. 1131-1139). Springer International Publishing.