Flashcards in 3 - Paeds - Gastro - Gastritis + Mesenteric Adenitis Deck (7):
What can cause gastritis, peptic ulcer and stomach cancer in later life?
General Sx seen in all 3?
H Pylori being left untreated in kids
indigestion, bloating, hiccups, loss of appetite
How to differentiate between Gastritis and PUD
gastritis - N+V, abdo pain
PUD - gnawing/burning feeling in abdo below ribs/above navel, relief by food/milk/antacids - ALSO - Melena or haematemesis
Other causes of gastritis?
pernicious anaemia, infections, bile reflux
H Pylori - most common cause of? found on what test? and what is found in stool? Tx if suspected? Tx if confirmed?
urease breath test (13C)
Stool antigens +ve
PPIs if suspected
Amox + met/clarithromycin if confirmed
Lifestyle changes for Gastritis and PUD mgmt
avoid spicy/acidic foods
What is mesenteric adenitis? how to diagnose?
non-specific abdominal pain -resolves in 24-48h
diagnosis if large mesenteric nodes seen on laparotomy/laparoscopy and appendix normal