Etiology of dyspepsia in Srinagarind Hospital : a prospective data analysis

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Kitti Chunlertrith
Pisaln Mairiang
Wattana Sukeepaisarnjaroen
Eimorn Mairiang
Vallop Laopaiboon


Dyspepsis is an extremely common presenting symptom with a prevalence in the community of approximately 30% and may be an early symptom of a serious illness.  This prospective data analysis aims to determine the etiology of the patient who present with dyspepsia in Srinagarind Hospital.  208 patients were studied with completed a structured history questionnaire and completed investigation with complete blood count, stool examination, liver function test, HbsAg, HbsAb, ultrasonography of the abdomen and endoscopy.  The most common cause is non-ulcer dyspepsia (53.27%).  There were peptic ulcer disease in 26.44%, hepatobiliary disease in 16.83% and combined peptic ulcer disease and hepatobiliary disease in 3.37%.  Malignant cause of dyspepsia which we found in this series is tumor of the liver.


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Chunlertrith K, Mairiang P, Sukeepaisarnjaroen W, Mairiang E, Laopaiboon V. Etiology of dyspepsia in Srinagarind Hospital : a prospective data analysis. SRIMEDJ [Internet]. 2013 Nov. 11 [cited 2022 Dec. 1];5(4):227-32. Available from:
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