Cushing ulcer

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Cush·ing ul·cer

(kush'ing ŭl'sĕr)
Peptic ulcer occurring after severe head injury or with other lesions of the central nervous system.

Cushing ulcer

A stress ulcer in patients with increased intracranial pressure. Cushing ulcer may be caused by increased secretion of gastric acid due to vagus nerve stimulation.
See: stress ulcer
See also: Cushing, Harvey


Harvey Williams, U.S. neurosurgeon, 1869-1939.
Cushing basophilism - Synonym(s): Cushing syndrome
Cushing bone rongeur
Cushing brain depressor
Cushing brain forceps
Cushing brain spatula
Cushing cranial bur
Cushing cranial rongeur forceps
Cushing disease - adrenal hyperplasia (Cushing syndrome) caused by an ACTH-secreting basophil adenoma of the pituitary. Synonym(s): Cushing pituitary basophilism
Cushing dressing forceps
Cushing dural hook
Cushing dural hook knife
Cushing effect - Synonym(s): Cushing phenomenon
Cushing Gigli-saw guide
Cushing nerve retractor
Cushing perforator
Cushing perforator drill
Cushing periosteal elevator
Cushing phenomenon - a rise in systemic blood pressure when the intracranial pressure acutely increases. Synonym(s): Cushing effect; Cushing response
Cushing pituitary basophilism - Synonym(s): Cushing disease
Cushing response - Synonym(s): Cushing phenomenon
Cushing self-retaining retractor
Cushing straight retractor
Cushing syndrome - a disorder resulting from increased adrenocortical secretion of cortisol. Synonym(s): adrenalism; Cushing basophilism; Gallais syndrome; Itsenko-Cushing syndrome
Cushing syndrome medicamentosus - a variable number of the signs and symptoms of Cushing syndrome.
Cushing ulcer
Itsenko-Cushing syndrome - Synonym(s): Cushing syndrome
References in classic literature ?
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And that night, coming out of the cannery, he was interviewed by his fellow workmen, who were very angry and incoherently slangy.
And there's nothing rude or slangy in what she does say.