Ewha Med J.  1994 Jun;17(2):155-159. 10.12771/emj.1994.17.2.155.

A Study of Conservative Management for Peptic Ulcer Perforation

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  • 1Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Korea.

Abstract

1) The peptic ulcer perforation is most common disease, it has been estimated that about 10% of the population of Western Countries at some time during life and duodenal perforation about 2.5%, stomach perforation about 22.2% in case of Korea. 2) The peptic ulcer perforation are one of the complications : Hemorrhage, Obstruction, Intractability. 3) The sex ratio between male and female was 12:1 in gastric ulcer and 8.8:1 in duodenal ulcer. 4) In age distribution, the peak incidence was 5th decade in gastric ulcer and 20-40 age in duodenal ulcer. 5) Positive finding of physical examination were epigastric tenderness, abdominal rigidity and rebound tenderness. 6) The dignosis was done by chest and abdominal plain films were revealed subdiaphragmatic free air shadow. 7) The treatment is extremity rare in conservative and then all most surgical procedure.

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