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.
- 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
- 1. Unusual Manifestations of Peptic Ulcer Disease. Thompson W, Norton G, Kelvin F et-al. RadioGraphics. 1981;1 (1): . doi:10.1148/radiographics.1.1.1