Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD)

Peptic ulcer disease is a term that refers to the formation of ulcers (ulcer or ulcers) on the stomach (ulcus ventriculi) and the initial part of the duodenum (duodenal ulcus bulbi). Ulcer (ulcer) means that there is a defect in the lining of the stomach or duodenum that spreads through the entire thickness of the membrane and procedures muscle layer. In the muscle layer of the large number of nerve endings, causing peptic ulcers as dominant symptom have strong and sharp pain. Peptic ulksi are usually caused by Helicobacter pylori infection or due to excessive use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).