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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Fifty percent of the patients have underlying systemic diseases.1 Diagnosis of PG might be challenging because many other diseases share almost the same clinical picture such as infectious, vasculitis, malignancy, insect bites, and venous or arterial insufficiency.4 Dermatologists should have a lower threshold of skin biopsy for any chronic ulcer of the penis.
An open chronic ulcer is at risk for complicating infection no matter what size," he said.
According to multiple sources, Adeoye died at wee hours of June 2018 at her home in Akobo Ojurin, Ibadan, Oyo State after a protracted battle with chronic ulcer and will be buried in accordance to the Islamic rites.
Six topics were selected for this research initiative including 'Preparation of Cost Effective Synthetic Skin Grafts for the Treatment of Burns and Chronic Ulcer Wounds: Bioactivity Directed Investigation of Angiogenic and Cell-Migration Potentials of Plant Extracts'.
Comparison of Honey and Insulin Dressings in Healing of Chronic Ulcer. IJBR 2015; 6(09): 638-40.
The duration of hospitalization was significantly longer for patients with chronic ulcer wounds than for patients with acute ulcer wounds (t = -2.917, P = 0.004).
Collectively, BA-Zn presents important ulcer-healing properties in the model of chronic ulcer induced by acetic acid in rats.
The deregulation of several of these genes in patients with chronic ulcers, suggest that defects in the formation and/or function of these two different structures may induce defect of wound-healing leading to chronic ulcer formation.
Diabetic ulcers are one of the most common refractory chronic ulcer diseases and seriously affect the prognosis of the disease [20].
Stewart-Bluefarb syndrome: review of the literature and case report of chronic ulcer treatment with heparin sulfate.
A chronic ulcer with an active osteomyelitis in a patient with a hip fracture requiring surgery provided our team with a challenging therapeutic dilemma.
An ulcer which is present for more than three months is considered as chronic ulcer. The majority of chronic leg ulcers are caused by venous insufficiency followed by arterial ulcers.

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