Specimen 919.27 Chronic Peptic Ulcer

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History of Illness Description of Specimen Microscopic Appearances Comment

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This specimen shows a stomach opened up to reveal a chronic peptic ulcer (circumscribed defect in the mucosal surface) in the pyloric antrum. The ulcer has eroded into a small artery, which caused severe blood loss.


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