Stomach ulcers Flashcards Quizlet

Most ulcers in the stomach are caused by Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). This bacteria damages the mucus lining which would normally protect the stomach from the acid juices that can be harmful. The stomach ulcers are a result of the breakdown of the stomach wall.…

Venous Ulcer - an overview ScienceDirect Topics

Venous ulcers, which are the most severe complication of post-thrombotic syndrome, typically occur in the perimalleolar area of the leg. The best management is prevention by application of graduated compression stockings either at the time of diagnosis of DVT or, at the latest, when skin changes develop in association with leg swelling.…

Peptic ulcer - Harvard Health

Peptic ulcer can occur at any age. Duodenal ulcers usually appear between ages 30 and 50 and are more common in men than women. Stomach ulcers tend to occur later in life, after age 60, and affect women more often than men. The cause of most stomach and duodenal ulcers is infection with a type of bacteria called Helicobacter pylori. Other ...…