Tag Archives: Omeprazole

Ulceration

Gastric Erosion And Ulceration Gastric erosions and ulcers are associated with a number of primary gastric and non-gastric disorders (Table Association of Gastric Ulceration and Erosion with Specific Diseases). Clinical signs range in duration and severity, from acute to chronic and mild to life threatening. The pathomechanisms underlying gastric damage can be broadly attributed to… Read More »

Chronic Gastritis

Gastritis is a common finding in dogs, with 35% of dogs investigated for chronic vomiting and 26% to 48% of asymptomatic dogs affected. The prevalence in cats has not been determined. The diagnosis of chronic gastritis is based on the histologic examination of gastric biopsies and it is usually subclassified according to histopathological changes and… Read More »

Esophagitis

Esophagitis denotes acute or chronic inflammation of the esophageal mucosa which may extend to the underlying muscularis. It may be caused by chemical injury from ingested substances (corrosives, pill or capsule retention), gastroesophageal reflux (secondary to general anesthesia, hiatal defects, persistent vomiting, malpositioned nasoesophageal or pharyngostomy tubes), or esophageal foreign bodies. Mucosal damage caused by… Read More »