[Chronic peptic ulcer among students and adolescents].

  title={[Chronic peptic ulcer among students and adolescents].},
  author={O Criollos Torres and A C Frati Munari and R E Flores Su{\'a}rez and E Mart{\'i}nez Pel{\'a}ez},
  journal={Boletin medico del Hospital Infantil de Mexico},
  volume={35 1},
The clinical records of 13 school-age children and of 22 adolescents with chronic peptic ulcer were reviewed. There was a predominance of the male sex and duodenal localization showed greater frequency than the gastric. The duration of symptoms previous to the diagnosis was greater in adolescents and repeated X-ray studies were required in school-agers to confirm the presence of an ulcer niche. The common symptoms were abdominal pain and vomiting. However, in 43% of the patients, abdominal pain… CONTINUE READING