chronic ulcer

chron·ic ul·cer

a longstanding ulcer with fibrous scar tissue in the floor of the ulcer.

chron·ic ul·cer

(kron'ik ŭl'sĕr)
A long-standing ulcer with fibrous scar tissue in the floor of the ulcer.
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odoratimimus from the infected nonhealing chronic ulcer.
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This was successfully amputated, by one of the authors in this edition of CME, who was also instrumental in sending him to the correct people to deal with the chronic ulcer he had on his great toe on the opposite foot, so avoiding another, and more serious, amputation.
XX); 8) abscess of anal and rectal regions (566); 9) chronic ulcer of other specified sites (707.
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A patient with chronic ulcer on the right foot, which was non-healing for one year, was applied with the chitosan based dressing.
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2) The rationale for resecting a chronic ulcer and its base is that a chronic wound will be replaced by an acute one which will proceed to heal at an increased rate.
Three were found in tourists who had traveled to tropical countries: a 20-year-old diver had injured her heel after stepping on coral in Thailand; a 60-year-old tourist had a chronic ulcer develop in the thigh alter a trip to Indonesia (no history of an insect bite); and a 39-year-old traveler to Kenya returned with a purulent ear infection with no memory of trauma or insect bite.

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