healed ulcer

healed ul·cer

an ulcer covered by epithelial regeneration, beneath which there may be scarring and absence of glands or appendages.
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class="MsoNormalIn time, drugs were discovered to arrest haemorrhage from ulcers so that surgical treatment for complications whittled down to three, perforation, blocked stomach from fibrosis in a healed ulcer and malignancy, supervening on a benign ulcer.
She said, there had been an instance that a supposedly healed ulcer patient start to experience a burning feeling in their stomach after a prolonged period of fast.
No patient in the PFD group had infections in the course of the trial, and no healed ulcer presented reopening in either group during the follow-up period.
(c) The healed ulcer and clear cornea after systemic and local antiviral treatment.
Examples of risk factors include immobility and decreased functional ability; co-morbid conditions such as end-stage renal disease, thyroid disease or diabetes; drugs such as steroids; impaired diffuse or localized blood flow; resident refusal of care and treatment; cognitive impairment; exposure of skin to urinary and fecal incontinence; under nutrition and hydration deficits; and a previously healed ulcer. The Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk is the most widely used tool to determine risk.
Thus repigmentation following healing of ulcer should occur from the margin of the healed ulcer and from the skin appendages.
Skin biopsy of a healed ulcer revealed eosinophilic deposits within the vascular lumen.
Surprisingly perhaps, patients who showed a 'confrontational' way of coping (a style characterised by a desire to take control) with the ulcer and its treatment were less likely to have a healed ulcer at the end of the 24 week period.
Patients from the community ulcer clinics held in Riverside DHA were recruited if they had a newly healed ulcer which would be suitable for compression stockings.
All patients with a healed ulcer underwent yet another endoscopy at least 4 weeks after the end of treatment to confirm eradication, and also had urea breath testing at that time.
In the smaller study, multicomponent compression produced more completely healed ulcers at 12 weeks, but the difference wasn't statistically significant.