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Original Article Duodenal Obstruction due to Peptic Ulcer in Children.
Young Soo Huh, Won Jong Lee, Wook Dong Kim, Bo Yang Suh, Kwoing Bo Kwun
Journal of Yeungnam Medical Science 1989;6(1):43-46
Published online: June 30, 1989
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Primary peptic ulcer disease in not known to be the result of underlying illness or trauma. These are most frequently duodenal or prepyloric. Since clinical features of peptic ulcer in children can easily be confused with many other disorders, the diagnosis is usually made when one of the more dramatic presentations, such as perforation, bleeding and obstruction. Recently, we experienced 2 cases of duodenal obstruction due to peptic ulcer in children. So, we report it with review of references.

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