oa South African Medical Journal - Perforated duodenal ulcer: is the distinction between acute and chronic valid?

Volume 51, Issue 16
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Perforations of acute and chronic duodenal ulcers were compared in 70 patients by analysis of the age and racial incidence, the acid output and the histology of the ulcer edge at the time of perforation.

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