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Synonyms for ulcer

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

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Once inflammation occurs, continued irritation from acid and bacteria can lead to an ulcer.
Dermatitis-related ulcer, scabies related ulcer, and Zoon's balanitis (plasma cell balanitis) were most common non-STU.
Treatment of diabetic ulcer was regular dressing, debridement, control of blood sugar.
A 2014 RCT assessed the effect of 4 and 8 weeks of PPI treatment on healing of gastric ulcers resulting from endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), a procedure used to treat early gastric cancer or adenoma that leaves a large ulcer at the site.
The problem is even if we can treat the patient while in the hospital; he may again develop the ulcer once he is discharged.
On average, the cost of managing one full-thickness pressure ulcer can cost nearly $70,000.
The epithelial lining of a vesicle is thin and will eventually break down, thus causing an ulcer.
Smoking increases the chances of ulcers and also slows down the healing of an existing ulcer.
Pressure ulcers are most common on the sacrum, buttocks and heels, but can also appear on the ankles, elbows and hips, EPUAP literature says.
Our results point to underreporting of pressure ulcer stages under the "4010" format and a variation in stage code reporting across hospital type and location.
A review of the Venous Leg Ulcers (Crural ulcer) products under development by companies and universities/research institutes based on information derived from company and industry-specific sources.
Care-planning considerations in section M instruct that "tensile strength of the skin overlying a closed pressure ulcer is 80% of normal skin tensile strength" (p.
3 IsyCalm Mouth Ulcer Pen (from pharmacies) With a handy precision applicator, this treatment forms a film over your ulcer, which acts as a protective barrier against saliva, food and acidic drinks, giving your skin time to heal properly.
Among Scandinavian populations, the rate of ulcer incidence follows no consistent line; the death rate for males in Finland is low but very high for Norwegian ulcer victims.
We report on a patient with a chronic pressure ulcer at his coccyx prominence.