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ul·cer

 (ŭl′sər)
n.
1. A lesion of the skin or a mucous membrane such as the one lining the stomach or duodenum that is accompanied by formation of pus and necrosis of surrounding tissue, usually resulting from inflammation or ischemia.
2. A corrupting condition or influence.

[Middle English, from Old French ulcere, from Latin ulcus, ulcer-.]
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ulcer

(ˈʌlsə)
n
1. (Pathology) a disintegration of the surface of the skin or a mucous membrane resulting in an open sore that heals very slowly. See also peptic ulcer
2. a source or element of corruption or evil
[C14: from Latin ulcus; related to Greek helkos a sore]
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ul•cer

(ˈʌl sər)

n.
1. a sore on the skin or a mucous membrane, accompanied by the disintegration of tissue, the formation of pus, etc.
3. any corrupting or disrupting condition, element, etc.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin ulcer-, s. of ulcus; akin to Greek hélkos]
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ul·cer

(ŭl′sər)
An inflamed sore on the skin or on a mucous membrane, as of the mouth or stomach.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ulcer - a circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissueulcer - 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
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ulcer

noun sore, abscess, gathering, peptic ulcer, gumboil In addition to headaches, you may develop stomach ulcers.
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Translations
قُرْحَةقُرْحَه
vřed
mavesår
haavaumahaavautuma
čir
fekély
sár, særi
潰瘍かいよう
궤양
čūla
ulcer
vred
čirgrizlicaгризлицачир
sår
แผลเปื่อย
ung nhọt

ulcer

[ˈʌlsəʳ] N
1. (Med) (internal) → úlcera f; (external) → llaga f
a mouth ulceruna llaga en la boca
2. (fig) → llaga f
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ulcer

[ˈʌlsər] nulcère m
a stomach ulcer → un ulcère à l'estomac
a mouth ulcer → un aphteU-lock [ˈjuːlɒk] nantivol m en U
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ulcer

n (Med) → Geschwür nt; (= stomach ulcer)Magengeschwür nt; (fig)Übel nt
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ulcer

[ˈʌlsəʳ] n (gen) → ulcera, ulcerazione f
(stomach) ulcer → ulcera gastrica
mouth ulcer → afta
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ulcer

(ˈalsə) noun
a kind of sore that does not heal easily, on the skin or inside the body. a mouth/stomach ulcer.
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ulcer

قُرْحَة vřed mavesår Geschwür έλκος úlcera haavauma ulcère čir ulcera 潰瘍 궤양 zweer magesår wrzód úlcera язва sår แผลเปื่อย ülser ung nhọt 溃疡
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ul·cer

n. úlcera, llaga o lesión en la piel o en la membrana mucosa con desintegración gradual de los tejidos. .
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ulcer

n úlcera, llaga; aphthous — afta; decubitus — úlcera de decúbito (form), úlcera por presión, llaga debida a permanecer mucho tiempo sentado o encamado sin cambiar de posición; duodenal — úlcera duodenal or del duodeno; gastric — úlcera gástrica or del estómago; peptic — úlcera péptica; stress — úlcera de estrés
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A neuropathic ulcer is a skin wound occurring most often in patients with underlying metabolic conditions (e.g., diabetes) that cause loss of sensation of the lower extremities.
The purpose of this investigation was to compare two electrical waveforms to determine which increased blood flow blood flow and wound healing more in chronic stage III or IV pressure ulcers and in Wagner stage II neuropathic ulcers when using a warm room.
The diabetic foot can be classified into the neuropathic foot, characterized by the neuropathic ulcer, the Charcot joint, and neuropathic oedema associated with a good circulation, in which neuropathy predominates, and the ischaemic foot in which atherosclerosis is the dominant factor leading to a reduction in blood flow with absent pulses.
Treatment of neuropathic ulcer is restricted weight bearing.
There is evidence to support complete excision of plantar neuropathic ulcers. The resection includes the entire wound bed, together with any underlying bony prominences.
The risk for neuropathic ulcer increases with age, duration of diabetes, presence of nephropathy and retinopathy.
4: Dermatosis in Paraplegia Dermatosis Total Bed sores 2 Eczema 3 Seborrhic dermatitis 2 Intertrigo 4 Neurofibromas/ 2 Cafe-au-lait spots/ axillary freckling Neuropathic ulcer 2 Tinea cruris 3 Dry scaling lesion 1 with ulcer over left dorsum of foot Scar of lupus 1 vulgaris Total 20
The sample group presents individuals with lower limb ischemia and neuropathic ulcers. The fifteen participants with lower limb lesions were divided into three groups (the data are presented in the mean [+ or -] standard deviation format):
The neuropathic ulcers with callus and necrotic tissue should be debrided as soon as possible for appropriate assessment.
In a continuum of this illuminating work we demonstrated via immunohistochemistry with specific antibodies that, in superficially sharp debrided neuropathic ulcers, the EGF receptor (EGFR) is not located on the wound surface cells layer but in deeper strata of fibroblasts.
The use of serial TCC in the treatment of neuropathic ulcers of the feet is safe, effective, quick and an inexpensive treatment modality.
Neuropathic ulcers tend to occur on the sole of the foot or over pressure points.