Case report: peptic ulcer disease in a professional athlete.


Peptic ulcer disease (PUD) is a common problem that affects 4 million people in the United States. Although its prevalence has not been studied in the athletic population, one would suspect PUD would affect athletes at a similar rate or higher based on the predispositions to certain risk factors of this disease. This case report addresses the particular predispositions for PUD in a professional football athlete.

DOI: 10.3810/psm.2009.06.1720

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@article{Kim2009CaseRP, title={Case report: peptic ulcer disease in a professional athlete.}, author={Paul Keetae Kim and Gary W. Dorshimer}, journal={The Physician and sportsmedicine}, year={2009}, volume={37 2}, pages={136-40} }