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Fatal bleeding from gastric ulceration during first day of life--possible association with social stress.
  1. R J Pugh,
  2. R W Newton,
  3. D M Piercy

    Abstract

    Death from haemorrhage is described in a 21-hour-old baby boy with acute gastric ulceration. Particular note is made of the very high level of psychosocial maternal stress during the last trimester of pregnancy. A causal relationship of this stress and the peptic ulceration is suggested, with gastrin as the mediator.

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