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Artery to bleed in duodenal ulcer haemorrhage?(NOV 09)



A Splenic artery
B Gastroduodenal artery

C Left gastric artery
D Superior mesenteric artery

Ans. B Gastroduodenal artery

Complications of peptic ulcer

1. Bleeding (M/C is from gastroduodenal artery) 2. Perforation

3 .Malignancy (in GU) 4. Gastric outflow obstruction

Extra Edge: Dieulafoy's Lesion: (H-18thPg- 2415)

This lesion, also called persistent caliber artery, is a large-caliber arteriole that runs immediately beneath the gastrointestinal mucosa and bleeds through a pinpoint mucosal erosion. Dieulafoy's lesion is seen most commonly on the lesser curvature of the proximal stomach, causes impressive arterial hemorrhage,

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