Stomal ulcer

Stomal ulcers may occur after surgery for peptic ulcer disease, and are more common in settings of a retained gastric antrum or an incomplete vagotomy (occurrences which are not common with modern surgical technique). There is also a higher risk with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Radiographic features

  • usually on the jejunal side of a gastrojejunostomy (efferent limb) 1
  • double contrast technique has been reported as more sensitive than single contrast technique for identifying stomal ulcers 1
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