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Peptic Ulcer MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Peptic Ulcer
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.469.275.800
C06.405.748.586
Unique ID
D010437
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010437
Annotation
prefer specifics STOMACH ULCER or DUODENAL ULCER; stress ulcer: coordinate with STRESS, PHYSIOLOGICAL or STRESS, PSYCHOLOGICAL
Scope Note
Ulcer that occurs in the regions of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT which come into contact with GASTRIC JUICE containing PEPSIN and GASTRIC ACID. It occurs when there are defects in the MUCOSA barrier. The common forms of peptic ulcers are associated with HELICOBACTER PYLORI and the consumption of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS).
Entry Term(s)
Gastroduodenal Ulcer
Marginal Ulcer
See Also
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Gastrectomy
Peptic Ulcer Hemorrhage
Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
MARGINAL ULCER was heading 1964-96 (see under PEPTIC ULCER 1964-90)
History Note
MARGINAL ULCER was heading 1964-96 (see under PEPTIC ULCER 1964-90)
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/25
Peptic Ulcer Preferred
Marginal Ulcer Narrower
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