Peptic ulcer X-ray

Peptic ulcer X-ray

M280/0187 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 41.8MB

Downloadable file size: 2.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Gastric ulcer. Coloured X-ray of a stomach containing a gastric (peptic) ulcer (upper right, black). Ulcers are caused by excessive stomach acid (digestive juice). This acid, often combined with excess alcohol and caffeine, attacks the stomach wall, causing pain and discomfort. If the wall's protective mucus has become thinner, possibly due to mental stress or bacterial attack, the acid can eventually perforate it. Bleeding from a perforated ulcer can result in anaemia, vomiting blood (haematemesis) and bloody faeces (melaena). Ulcers can be treated with antacid drugs that neutralise the stomach acid, but surgery may be required if the ulcer persists.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: anatomical, anatomy, coloured, condition, diagnosis, diagnostic, disease, diseased, disorder, gastric, healthcare, human, illness, medical, medicine, peptic ulcer, radiograph, radiography, stomach, ulcerated, ulceration, x-ray, xray

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.