fungal ulcer


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fungal ulcer

1. An ulcer in which the granulations protrude above the edges of the wound and bleed easily.
2. An ulcer caused by a fungus.
See also: ulcer
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(13) However, there is a report from Philadelphia which reported a slightly more occurrence of fungal ulcer in females (58.3%).
Despite this, and although there is not as much evidentiary support for using CXL to treat fungal keratitis, it is already used in conjunction with antifungals by some clinicians, in the hope that it might add some benefit, given the poor prognosis for fungal ulcers [21].
Fungal ulcers are more common than the bacterial ulcers.