Perforated Ulcer


Perforated Ulcer Pictures Stomach Atlas st_ul_27.jpgElderly man who presented with hematemesis (vomiting blood) and melena (black, tarry stools). Endoscopy revealed three gastric ulcers. At the base of one ulcer was this perforation, which required surgical intervention.

Perforated Ulcer Pictures Stomach Atlas st_ul_29.jpg65 year-old man who presented with abdominal pain and hematemesis. Abdominal exam was relatively benign, and abdominal xrays had not been suggestive of perforated viscus. Endoscopy revealed a chronically perforated gastric ulcer, through which the liver was visible.

SOURCE:Atlanta South Gastroenterology.