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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Cost-Analysis of Active Leptospermum Honey Calcium Alginate Dressing versus Silver Hydrofiber Dressing for Chronic Leg Ulcer Treatment in Australia (Tolentino, A): Based on a 2013-2014 cohort of Australian cases of chronic leg ulcers, a cost-analysis of ALH Calcium Alginate versus silver hydrofiber (Ag) found savings of $210.
A company spokesperson said the results of a randomized, 12-week European study comparing the Medihoney dressing with a standard dressing in over 100 patients with chronic leg ulcers is expected to be published by the end of this year.
The inquest heard Mr Naylor was badly malnourished, dehydrated and had kidney failure and that he died from septicaemia and cellulitis caused by chronic leg ulcers and malnutrition.
The decision to ditch Dermagraft came after S&N failed to win US approval to use it for treating chronic leg ulcers.
Freeze-dried wafers (made from polymer gels) containing drugs are applied direct to the surface of wounds such as chronic leg ulcers or pressure sores.
In an extensive investigation, conducted by Nutrition Health Review for the past six months, among burn victims and sufferers from chronic leg ulcers and lacerations, Elasto-Gel[TM] has proven to be superior in the essentials.