ulceration


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ul·cer·a·tion

 (ŭl′sə-rā′shən)
n.
1. Development of an ulcer.
2. An ulcer or an ulcerous condition.

ulceration

(ˌʌlsəˈreɪʃən)
n
1. (Pathology) the development or formation of an ulcer
2. (Pathology) an ulcer or an ulcerous condition
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ulceration - a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissueulceration - a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
lesion - any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
aphthous ulcer - a blister on the mucous membranes of the lips or mouth or gastrointestinal tract
bedsore, decubitus ulcer, pressure sore - a chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients)
chancroid - infectious venereal ulcer
peptic ulcer, peptic ulceration - an ulcer of the mucous membrane lining of the alimentary tract
canker sore, canker - an ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)
noli-me-tangere - a cancerous ulcer of soft tissue and bone
noma - acute ulceration of the mucous membranes of the mouth or genitals; often seen in undernourished children
2.ulceration - the process of ulcer formationulceration - the process of ulcer formation; the process of becoming ulcerated
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
Translations

ulceration

[ˌʌlsəˈreɪʃən] Nulceración f

ulceration

n (= process)Geschwürbildung f; (of wound)Vereiterung f; (= state)Geschwüre pl, → Vereiterung f

ul·cer·a·tion

n. ulceración, supuración; proceso de formación de una úlcera.

ulceration

n ulceración f
References in classic literature ?
But as the stumps of harpoons are frequently found in the dead bodies of captured whales, with the flesh perfectly healed around them, and no prominence of any kind to denote their place; therefore, there must needs have been some other unknown reason in the present case fully to account for the ulceration alluded to.
Pressure ulceration is a common and significant medical complication that occurs following neurologic injuries such as spinal cord injury (SCI) [1-3].
The nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (SAIDs), on the other hand, inhibit cyclooxygenases, leading to gastric ulceration and perforation when used chronically.
Among the specific cases are post-traumatic compartment syndrome, upper extremity deep vein thrombosis, lymphedema, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome-induced ulceration, brown recluse spider bite, hemangioma of infancy, and limb ulceration due to malignant melanoma.
We describe the case of a 77-year-old man who presented with hemoptysis secondary to laryngeal ulceration caused by the inadvertent misuse of alendronate.
The case report, co-authored by Teresa Awad, a tissue viability clinical nurse specialist from BUPA Cromwell Hospital in London, and Martyn Butcher, an independent tissue viability and wound care consultant, discuss the management of diabetic foot ulceration with the new, highly portable SNaP device.
April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent study published in the March issue of Foot & Ankle International (FAI), the official scientific journal of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) describes a possible amputation alternative for patients with neuropathic ulceration of the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) or big toe joint.
Foot complications in diabetes (2) Peripheral neuropathy 20 - 40% of patients with diabetes Peripheral vascular disease 20 - 40% of patients with diabetes Foot ulceration 5% of patients/year Foot infection and 22 - 66% of foot ulcers osteomyelitis Amputation 0.
Syed Rafatullah, the research team validated the gastric anti-ulcer properties of EER on experimentally-induced gastric secretion and ulceration in albino rats.
Improving the quality of patient care while saving the NHS time and money, Coventry's Advanced Therapeutic Materials launched a bespoke compression therapy which dramatically improves treatment for patients with ulceration.
Oesophageal ulceration is a well-recognised manifestation of HIV infection.
WASHINGTON -- The use of therapeutic shoes and home monitoring of foot skin temperature by diabetic patients at high risk for foot ulceration are simple preventive measures that could greatly reduce costs and improve patient outcomes if adopted more widely, according to Lawrence A.