Dyspepsia. OBJECTIVES OF THE SESSION:. At the end of this session, students will be able to: Identify differential diagnosis of a case presented with the symptoms of dyspepsia. Differentiate between different causes of dyspepsia. Discuss briefly about non-ulcer dyspepsia.
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Approximately 25 % of patients with dyspepsia have an underlying organic cause.
To differentiate it
Exceeds the normal limit, causing symptoms with or without esophageal mucosal injury.
1. impaired lower esophageal sphincter
3. decreased acid clearance.
4. delayed gastric emptying.
(Omeprazole20-40 mg PO every day)
Who to Investigate?
eat healthy, reduce weight, smoking cessation
This is often helpful.
Treatment is usually surgery to widen the esophagus.
Symptoms of it:
Treatment is surgery to return the pylorus to its proper width.
Treatment is surgery to repair the damage to the peritoneum, and antibiotics to clear the infection.
Could lead to esophageal cancer.