Peptic ulcer

Case contributed by Dr M Osama Yonso


Patient suffering from epigastric pain.

Patient Data

Age: 71 y
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

Stomach antrum wall thickness of 9.1 mm with a suspected lesion in the pylorus

Umbilical hernia: 11 x 12 mm 

Colon wall thickness: 7-8 mm

Mild free fluid.

Endoscopy was done by Muneer ALrateb MD, Internist, Lattakia, Syria.

Modality: Photo

Acute antrum inflammation (arrows).

Peptic ulcer (yellow area surrounded by red contour) above the pylorus (star)

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Case Information

rID: 26141
Case created: 1st Dec 2013
Last edited: 6th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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