NCLEX RN Practice Question # 874

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 874.


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Peptic Ulcer Disease

  • A peptic ulcer is an ulceration in the mucosal wall of the stomach, pylorus, duodenum, or esophagus in portions accessible to gastric secretions; erosion may extend through the muscle.
  • The ulcer may be referred to as gastric, duodenal, or esophageal, depending on its location.
  • The most common peptic ulcers are gastric ulcers and duodenal ulcers.

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