Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You and Your Team.

Learn More →

PEPTIC ULCER IN CHILDHOOD

PEPTIC ULCER IN CHILDHOOD Because of the increasing frequency with which the occurrence of peptic ulcer in children is reported, the subject continues to command the greater interest of those who are called on to investigate the problem of obscure abdominal pain in children. The term obscure is used advisedly, because, as a subsequent study will show, this symptom of the disease as it occurs in children is atypical. For this reason the diagnosis of peptic ulcer in childhood is probably overlooked in many instances. The number of cases reported in the literature has now reached over 50. The cause of the disease in the child, as in the adult, remains obscure if ulceration such as is seen associated with melena in the newborn and that associated with extensive body burns, malnutrition, sepsis and similar conditions are omitted. Some authors are inclined to emphasize the greater frequency of the disease in children of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American journal of diseases of children American Medical Association

Loading next page...
 
/lp/american-medical-association/peptic-ulcer-in-childhood-6pPQOgDDLi
Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1942 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0096-8994
eISSN
1538-3628
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1942.02010100075006
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Because of the increasing frequency with which the occurrence of peptic ulcer in children is reported, the subject continues to command the greater interest of those who are called on to investigate the problem of obscure abdominal pain in children. The term obscure is used advisedly, because, as a subsequent study will show, this symptom of the disease as it occurs in children is atypical. For this reason the diagnosis of peptic ulcer in childhood is probably overlooked in many instances. The number of cases reported in the literature has now reached over 50. The cause of the disease in the child, as in the adult, remains obscure if ulceration such as is seen associated with melena in the newborn and that associated with extensive body burns, malnutrition, sepsis and similar conditions are omitted. Some authors are inclined to emphasize the greater frequency of the disease in children of the

Journal

American journal of diseases of childrenAmerican Medical Association

Published: Oct 1, 1942

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$499/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create folders to
organize your research

Export folders, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month