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Provides information about peptic ulcers, open sores that penetrate the mucous membrane of the stomach (gastric ulcers) or duodenum (duodenal ulcers).

Information includes Helicobacter pylori, a stomach bacterium responsible for more than 50% of peptic ulcers, and Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, responsible for tumors in the pancreas and/or duodenum that cause increased production of gastrin and lead to peptic ulcers.
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