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Acid Peptic Disease

Also known by the names of peptic ulcer disease, H. pylori ulcer, Peptic ulcers or simply peptic disease. Causes: Acid (HCl) hypersecretion Helicobacter pylori Ingestion of NSAID Types: Duodenal ulcer Gastric...

Dysphagia vs Odynophagia

Today, I would be discussing one of the most common symptoms found in the patients of General Surgery departments; which is "Difficulty Swallowing". There...

Acute pancreatitis

Inflammatory process ranges from mild oedema to necrosis of pancreas & peripancreatic tissues.  Clinically it presents as abrupt onset of epigastric pain, frequently with...

Acute cholecystitis

It is an acute inflammation of the gallbladder.  Infection may be mild to moderate.  The condition usually resolves with conservative management, but may lead...

Differential Diagnosis of Inguinal Hernia

  Undescended testis The presence of a groin mass or underdeveloped hemiscrotum with absent testis on the affected side. Inguinal hernia is also associated with fully developed...

Management of Acute Appendicitis

Appendicitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the appendix. It is classified as a surgical emergency and many cases require removal of the inflamed appendix, either...