Definition of duodenitis in English:


Syllabification: du·o·de·ni·tis
Pronunciation: /ˌd(y)o͞oədiˈnītis, ˌd(y)o͞o-ō-


  • Inflammation of the duodenum.
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    • Endoscopy is useful in evaluating symptoms of pain, dysphagia, and hematemesis, and to differentiate GERD from peptic ulcer disease, Helicobacter pylori infection, gastritis, and duodenitis.
    • Additionally, she had suffered from gastroesophageal reflux disease, and an endoscopic examination in 1998 revealed esophagitis, gastritis, and duodenitis.
    • Up to 20% may have endoscopic reflux oesophagitis, and 15-20% may have peptic ulcer disease, including duodenitis.

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