Postbulbar duodenal ulcer in a patient with pentagastrin-fast achlorhydria

Markus Goldschmiedt, Walter L. Peterson, Frank Vuitch, Mark Feldman

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Abstract

This report describes the clinicopathologic features of a 55-yr-old man found to have a bleeding, postbulbar duodenal ulcer and fasting hypergastrinemia. Gastric analysis revealed pentagastrin-fast achlorhydria. Healing of the ulcer was documented 8 wk after vagotomy, antrectomy, gastrojejunostomy, and a course of sucralfate therapy. The etiology of the postbulbar ulcer was uncertain. This is the first documented case of a duodenal ulcer with pentagastrin-fast achlorhydria.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)771-774
Number of pages4
JournalGastroenterology
Volume97
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1989

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Goldschmiedt, M., Peterson, W. L., Vuitch, F., & Feldman, M. (1989). Postbulbar duodenal ulcer in a patient with pentagastrin-fast achlorhydria. Gastroenterology, 97(3), 771-774.