jejunal ulcer


jejunal ulcer

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a rare type of peptic ulcer caused by gastric acid in the jejunum, such as when there is ectopic stomach mucosa secreting acid there; sometimes one develops secondary to a gastroenterostomy that has bypassed the duodenum.

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