Table 2

Symptoms in 15 children with duodenal ulcers

SymptomsPresentationFollow up
Abdominal pain1542-150
Nocturnal awakening130
Pain relieved by food100
Vomiting30
Melaena60
Haematemesis30
  • Follow up was at one month after completion of treatment.

  • 2-150 Abdominal pain cleared in all children at a mean of 3.7 months following eradication of Helicobacter pylori.