Clinical practice. Helicobacter pylori infection.

  title={Clinical practice. Helicobacter pylori infection.},
  author={Kenneth E. L. McColl},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={362 17},
Copyright © 2010 Massachusetts Medical Society. A 29-year-old man presents with intermittent epigastric discomfort, without weight loss or evidence of gastrointestinal bleeding. He reports no use of aspirin or nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Abdominal examination reveals epigastric tenderness. A serologic test for Helicobacter pylori is positive, and he receives a 10-day course of triple therapy (omeprazole, amoxicillin, and clarithromycin). Six weeks later, he returns with the… CONTINUE READING
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