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a popular term for any lesion of the skin or mucous membrane.
bed sore popular term for pressure ulcer.
canker sore recurrent aphthous stomatitis.
cold s's herpes febrilis.
desert sore a form of tropical phagedenic ulcer seen in desert areas of Africa, Australia, and the Middle East.
pressure sore pressure ulcer.
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1. Tender; painful.
2. Any type of tender or painful ulcer or lesion of the skin or mucous membrane.
bed sorePressure ulcer
canker soreAphthous ulcer.
A thin-walled blister at the junction of the mucous membranes of the mouth and lips. It is caused by recurrent infection with herpes simplex virus (HSV) in those who have antibodies to HSV. Treatment is recommended only for immunocompromised patients, who are given acyclovir.See: fever blister
Delhi soreCutaneous leishmaniasis.
An ulcer of the skin of the arms or legs, sometimes caused by diphtheria or staphylococci, typically contracted in Australia or Burma.
A syphilitic chancre; primary lesion of syphilis.
Infection of the skin or of poorly tended wounds by Corynebacterium diphtheriae, esp. in warm, moist, tropical climates.
Oriental soreCutaneous leishmaniasis.
pressure sorePressure ulcer.illustration
The initial sore or hard chancre of syphilis.
soft venereal sore
A former name forchancroid.
tropical soreCutaneous leishmaniasis.
A slang term for a superficial infected area of the skin seen in alcoholics with poor personal hygiene. It is erroneously thought to be due to specific action of the wine.
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decubitus ulcer,, bed sore (bed'sōr, bed sōr)
Synonym(s): decubitus ulcer.
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