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1

What are the characteristics of Menetrier's disease?

-Gastric hypertrophy w/ protein loss
-Parietal cell hypertropy
-Increased mucous cells
-Precancerous

*Rugae of stomach are so hypertrophied that they look like brain gyri

2

Peptic ulcer disease: Gastric or Duodenal
- H. pylori infection 100%

Duodenal

3

Peptic ulcer disease: Gastric or Duodenal
- Pain DEcreases with meals

Duodenal

4

Peptic ulcer disease: Gastric or Duodenal
- Increased risk of carcinoma

Gastric

5

Peptic ulcer disease: Gastric or Duodenal
- Weight loss

Gastric

6

Peptic ulcer disease: Gastric or Duodenal
- H. pylori in 70%

Gastric

7

Peptic ulcer disease: Gastric or Duodenal
- Hypertrophy of Brunner's glands

Duodenal

8

Peptic ulcer disease: Gastric or Duodenal
- Weight gain

Duodenal

9

Peptic ulcer disease: Gastric or Duodenal
- Pain Greater with meals

Gastric

10

Peptic ulcer disease: Gastric or Duodenal
- Occurs in older patients

Gastric

11

What is the causes of Gastric ulcer?

DEcreased mucosal protection against Gastric acid

*NSAID use is also implicated

12

What is the cause of Duodenal ulcer?

DEcreased mucosal protection or INcreased acid secretion (i.e., Zollinger-Ellison syndrome)