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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Comparison of Honey and Insulin Dressings in Healing of Chronic Ulcer.
1] Chronic ulcer due to various causes is an important cause of morbidity and despite all advances made in the field of medicine the situation still persists.
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.
Management of wounds arising from surgical procedures on chronic ulcer disorders will continue to necessitate the therapeutic use of wound debridement products.
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.
Its gastroprotective mechanisms have not been fully elucidated nor have its effects on chronic ulcer previously been described.
After treating the patient with supplemental oxygen for hypoxia secondary to lung disease, the recurrent, chronic ulcer over the right medial malleolus healed completely, along with local treatment with Santyl and mild compression.
There's a lot of personal suffering with dealing with a chronic ulcer, and it certainly can lead to depression.
THE family of a 71-year-old woman who died of an undetected chronic ulcer could take legal action after a coroner ruled that neglect aggravated the cause of her death.
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.

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