noun[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the duodenum.
- 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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