pressure ulcer

  • 1 pressure ulcer — noun A bedsore …

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  • 2 pressure-ulcer — adjective noun …

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  • 3 pressure ulcer — decubitus u …

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  • 4 Ulcer — duodenal ulcer. Ulcers are healing wounds that develop on the skin, mucous membranes, or eye. Although they have many causes, they are marked by: # Loss of integrity of the area # Secondary infection of the site by bacteria, fungus or virus #… …

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  • 5 pressure sore — n BEDSORE * * * see bedsore * * * decubitus ulcer …

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  • 6 Ulcer — An area of tissue erosion, for example, of the skin or lining of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Due to the erosion, an ulcer is concave. It is always depressed below the level of the surrounding tissue. Ulcers can have diverse causes. Ulcers on …

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  • 7 Ulcer (dermatology) — Skin ulcer Classification and external resources Erythema nodosum Skin ulcers that occur in some patients suffering from Inflammatory bowel disease ICD 10 L …

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  • 8 pressure sore — noun a chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients) • Syn: ↑bedsore, ↑decubitus ulcer • Hypernyms: ↑ulcer, ↑ulceration * * * noun : bedsore * * * …

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  • 9 ulcer — /ul seuhr/, n. 1. Pathol. a sore on the skin or a mucous membrane, accompanied by the disintegration of tissue, the formation of pus, etc. 2. See peptic ulcer. 3. any chronically corrupting or disrupting condition, element, etc. [1350 1400; ME <… …

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  • 10 ulcer — n. 1) a break in an epithelial surface. 2) a break in the skin extending to all its layers, or a break in the mucous membrane lining the alimentary tract, that fails to heal and is often accompanied by inflammation. Of the many types of skin… …

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  • 11 pressure gangrene — gangrene due to pressure, as in decubitus ulcer …

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  • 12 Diabetic foot ulcer — is one of the major complications of diabetes mellitus, and probably the major component of the diabetic foot. It occurs in 15% of all patients with diabetes and precedes 84% of all lower leg amputations.[1] Major increase in mortality among… …

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  • 13 Venous ulcer — Infobox Disease Name = Venous ulcer Caption = DiseasesDB = 29114 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|454.0 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 000834 eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D014647 Venous ulcers (or varicose ulcers) are wounds that are thought to… …

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  • 14 Cushing ulcer — Classification and external resources DiseasesDB 3259 A Cushing ulcer is a gastric ulcer produced by elevated intracranial pressure. It is also called von Rokitansky Cushing syndrome. Apart from in the stomach, it may also develop in the proximal …

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  • 15 Positive airway pressure — A typical CPAP machine houses the air pump in a case lined with sound absorbing material for quieter operation. A hose carries the pressurized air to a face mask or nasal pillow …

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  • 16 Ankle brachial pressure index — The Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABPI) is a measure of the reduction in arterial blood pressure of the legs and as such is used to detect evidence of blockages (peripheral vascular disease). It is calculated by dividing the highest systolic… …

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  • 17 Curling's ulcer — Classification and external resources DiseasesDB 3237 MeSH D004381 Curling s ulcer is an acute …

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  • 18 decubital ulcer — decubitus ulcer an ulcer caused by arterial occlusion or prolonged pressure, such as when a patient lies still in bed for a long period or is confined to a wheelchair; called also decubitus, bed sore, and pressure u. or sore. Decubitus ulcer of… …

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  • 19 decubitus ulcer — noun a chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients) • Syn: ↑bedsore, ↑pressure sore • Hypernyms: ↑ulcer, ↑ulceration …

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  • 20 Penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer — A penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer (PAU) is an atherosclerotic lesion that ulcerates, leading to a hematoma forming within the walls of the aorta.cite journal |author=Hayashi H, Matsuoka Y, Sakamoto I, et al |title=Penetrating atherosclerotic… …

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