Endoscopic Findings in Dyspepsia a Prospective Study of 200 cases.

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Zia ud Din

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The objectives of the study were (a) to identify the spectrum of diseases causing dyspepsia (b) to find the relative occurrence of individual diseases in different age groups. This prospective study was conducted in Medical B unit LRH, Peshawar where 200 patietns with dyspepsia were endoscoped. these included 123 male and 77 female patients. The mean age was 42.72 years (standard deviation + 15.71). nonulcer dyspepsia in 28%, duodenal ulcer was diagnosed in 22%, gastritis in 18%, oesophagitis in 14%, gastric ulcer in 12%, gastric mass in 4% and duodenitis in 2%. Duodenal ulcer was common (72.8%) in 3rd to 4th Decade, gastric ulcer in 6th to 7th decade (75.1%) oesophagitis (64.3%) in 6th to 7th decade, gastritis (76.2%) in 4th to 6th decade, non ulcer dyspepsia (62.5%) in patients less than 30 years of age, while gastric mass (28.6%) was seen in patients beyond 60 years. Dyspepsia is a common problem and needs furtehr assessment. 

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Din Z ud. Endoscopic Findings in Dyspepsia a Prospective Study of 200 cases. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Sep. 23 [cited 2022 Aug. 15];17(2). Available from: https://www.jpmi.org.pk/index.php/jpmi/article/view/831
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