Johnson Classification Gastric Ulcer

Johnson Classification Gastric Ulcers

As type IIIgastric ulcers ( 20 ), and because of their common association with gastric acid hypersection, they are assumed to be similar in origin to duodenal ulcers. Csendes et al.l ' recognized a fourth variety of gastric ulcer, which they call type IV. This ulcer occurs high on the lesser curvature near the gastroesophageal junction. It accounts for 25 of gastric ulcers in Chile, where it was first described, and is being seen with increasing frequency in the United States. Because...