oa South African Medical Journal - The natural history of duodenal ulceration
|Article Title||The natural history of duodenal ulceration|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Medicine, Karl Bremer Hospital and University of Stellenbosch, Bellville, CP|
|Publication Date||Apr 1972|
|Pages||440 - 444|
|Keyword(s)||Clinical features, Duodenal ulceration, Gastroenterology, Management, Natural history and Peptic ulceration|
Because duodenal ulceration is a chronic disease for which Medicine can at present offer symptomatic treatment only, the doctor must make a point of telling the patient with such an ulcer something of the disease; in particular, the patient must know that a duodenal ulcer does not become malignant.
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