neurotrophic ulcer


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neurotrophic ulcer

A pressure sore occasioned by loss of sensation and growth (trophic) disturbances resulting from nerve disorder.
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An obese 60-year-old male patient with a 10-year diabetes history presented with a chronic neurotrophic ulcer on the lateral side of the fifth toe that had been present for three years (Figure 4a).
Exclusion criteria: Non suppurative keratitis including viral keratitis, neurotrophic ulcers, degenerative causes were excluded as were Moorens ulcer, interstitial keratitis, sterile neurotrophic ulcers and any ulcer associated with systemic autoimmune conditions.
Examples of such forward-looking statements include statements concerning any future development efforts for RGN-259 as a treatment for ophthalmic indications such as neurotrophic ulcers and corneal surgeries, the results of future trials involving T4, and the therapeutic potential of T4 for dermal, ophthalmic and cardiovascular wounds or pulmonary indications, or its use in other pharmaceutical or consumer products.

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