CO-RELATION OF DYSPEPSIA WITH UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL PATHOLOGY IN THE NORTHERN AREAS OF PAKISTAN

Alamzeb Manan

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ABSTRACT:
This is a trial done over a period of two years, in which 400 patients, with persistent dyspepsia
were endoscoped. The majority of the patients had gastritis. Other disorders found in order of
frequency were oesophagitis duodenal ulcer and gastric ulcer. Duodenal ulcer was found to be three
times more common than gastric ulcer. Carcinoma of oesophagus was found almost twice as
common as carcinoma of the stomach. About one fifth of the patients has no Pathology. Compared
with other studies we found that peptic ulcers, carcinoma and gastritis were more common in our
study.

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