ulcer

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Synonyms for ulcer

Synonyms for ulcer

a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue

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16) Corneal scrapings performed under aseptic conditions may be collected from the leading edge and base of the corneal ulcer for inoculating culture plates and preparing smears for direct microscopic examination.
Corneal ulcers especially with traumatic causes are one of important and severe disorders in small animal paediatric ophthalmology that if not cured might progress to vision impairments, ocular perforation and blindness due to added secondary infections and other deteriorative factors.
and colleagues at Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka-Sayama, Japan, compared real-time PCR using corneal scrapings to bacterial culture for the detection of six common bacteria and fungi in 40 eyes of 40 patients diagnosed with corneal ulcer.
He presented with pain, redness and poor vision in the left eye, and had visual acuity reduced to hand movements with a central corneal ulcer and suppurative keratitis.
Efficacy of topical and systemic itraconazole as a broad spectrum antifungal agent in mycotic corneal ulcer.
Reports are also available for atypical presentations, including pneumonia after aspiration of seawater, septic arthritis, epiglottitis, spontaneous bacterial peritonitis, meningitis, endometritis, myositis, osteomyelitis, and corneal ulcer.
Viewpoint 3-1: Viewpoint of Calabasas struggled without starting setter Alex Safyar, who sat on the bench with a corneal ulcer.
Always seek prompt medical attention because if it is left untreated it could become infected and result in a corneal ulcer.
Application of fluorescein stain revealed an approximately 4 mm x 3 mm dorsal paraxial, superficial corneal ulcer OS.
Ulcerative keratitis can be classified into superficial keratitis, deep corneal ulcer keratitis, descemetocele keratitis and perforation keratitis, with reference to loss of corneal layers [2].
Fifty seven of the 132 corneal ulcer isolates showed adherence to smooth surfaces.
Masket said about 5 percent of laser-surgery cases have complications, which can include improper cuts or infections that can result in a corneal ulcer.