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American Gastroenterological Association: "Peptic Ulcer Disease."
American College of Gastroenterology: "Peptic Ulcer Disease."
Mayo Clinic: "Peptic Ulcer."
NHS: "Stomach Ulcer."
Merck Manual (Consumer Version): "Helicobacter pylori Infection."
CDC: "Helicobacter pylori: Fact sheet for health care providers. (Updated July 1998.)"
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: "Treatment for Peptic Ulcers (Stomach Ulcers," "Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome."
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