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Acid Peptic Disease

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Also known by the names of peptic ulcer disease, H. pylori ulcer, Peptic ulcers or simply peptic disease.Causes:Acid (HCl) hypersecretion Helicobacter pylori Ingestion of NSAIDTypes:Duodenal ulcer Gastric...

Dysphagia vs Odynophagia

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Today, I would be discussing one of the most common symptoms found in the patients of General Surgery departments; which is "Difficulty Swallowing". There...

Acute pancreatitis

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Inflammatory process ranges from mild oedema to necrosis of pancreas & peripancreatic tissues.  Clinically it presents as abrupt onset of epigastric pain, frequently with...

Acute cholecystitis

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It is an acute inflammation of the gallbladder.  Infection may be mild to moderate.  The condition usually resolves with conservative management, but may lead...

Differential Diagnosis of Inguinal Hernia

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 Undescended testis The presence of a groin mass or underdeveloped hemiscrotum with absent testis on the affected side. Inguinal hernia is also associated with fully developed...

Management of Acute Appendicitis

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Appendicitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the appendix. It is classified as a surgical emergency and many cases require removal of the inflamed appendix, either...