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1

• What artery is most likely to hemorrhage with a ruptured gastric ulcer on the lesser curvature of the stomach?

Left gastric artery

2

• What artery is most likely to hemorrhage secondary to a ruptured duodenal ulcer on the posterior wall of the duodenum?

Gastroduodenal artery

3

• Ulcer hemorrhages are likely to occur ____ (anteriorly/posteriorly); ulcer perforations are likely to occur ____ (anteriorly/posteriorly).

Posteriorly; anteriorly

4

• Where do perforations from ulcers typically take place?

The duodenum

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