Curling ulcer


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stress ul·cer

an ulcer of the duodenum in a patient with extensive superficial burns, intracranial lesions, or severe bodily injury.
Synonym(s): Curling ulcer
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stress ul·cer

(stres ŭl'sĕr)
A lesion of the duodenum in a patient with extensive superficial burns, intracranial lesions, or severe bodily injury.
Synonym(s): Curling ulcer.
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Curling ulcer

(kŭrl′ing)
[Thomas B. Curling, Brit. physician, 1811–1888]
A peptic ulcer that sometimes occurs following severe burns to the body; a form of stress ulcer.
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Curling,

Thomas B., English surgeon, 1811-1888.
Curling ulcer - an ulcer of the duodenum in a patient with extensive superficial burns, intracranial lesions, or severe bodily injury. Synonym(s): stress ulcers
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