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ulceration

 [ul″sĕ-ra´shun]
1. formation or development of an ulcer.
2. an ulcer.

ul·cer·a·tion

(ŭl'sĕr-ā'shŭn),
1. The formation of an ulcer.
2. An ulcer or aggregation of ulcers.

ulceration

/ul·cer·a·tion/ (ul″ser-a´shun)
1. the formation or development of an ulcer.
2. an ulcer.

ulceration

(ŭl′sə-rā′shən)
n.
1. Development of an ulcer.
2. An ulcer or an ulcerous condition.

ulceration

[ul′sərā′shən]
Etymology: L, ulcus, a sore
the process of ulcer formation. ulcerate, v.

ul·cer·a·tion

(ŭl'sĕr-ā'shŭn)
1. The formation of an ulcer.
2. An ulcer or aggregation of ulcers.

ulceration

1. An ULCER.
2. The development of an ulcer.

Ulceration

The formation of an ulcer, a patch of tissue that is discontinuous with the surrounding tissue because the tissue within the ulcer has decayed or died and been swept away.

ulceration (l·s·rāˑ·shn),

n the process of forming an ulcer or becoming ulcerous.

ul·cer·a·tion

(ŭlsĕr-āshŭn)
1. Formation of an ulcer.
2. An ulcer or aggregation of ulcers.

ulceration (ul´sərā´shən),

the process of forming an ulcer or of becoming ulcerous.

ulceration

1. formation or development of an ulcer.
2. an ulcer.

Patient discussion about ulceration

Q. Is it an ulcer? I am worried! Hi friend, I'm 35 year old male and recently I started to suffer from some strange symptoms I have never experienced. The first symptom was sharp pain in my upper abdomen that starts two of three hours after eating. In the beginning I thought it could be connected with some food intolerance but then I started to get this pain early in the morning, before any eating what so ever and all this was accompanied with nausea, frequent burping and weight loss. I have read some stuff about stomach ulcer and I could say that I poses almost every major symptom. Is there any way for me to be sure that I have developed disease of ulcer?

A. There is nothing you could do to check do you have ulcer or not by your self. Anyone who thinks he may have an ulcer needs to see a doctor because over time, untreated ulcers grow larger and deeper and can lead to other problems. So go now to the doctor.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrcrG-dcIXA

Q. What are the symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis? I am 40 years old and suffer from a lot of stomach aches and diarrhea. Do I have Ulcerative Colitis? What are its symptoms?

A. Here's a pretty good article that covers symptoms of UC:

http://www.wearecrohns.org/ucers/articles/319

Q. What is the difference between duodenal ulcer and stomach ulcer? I was diagnosed recently with duodenal ulcer. I heard the term stomach ulcer but not duodenal. What causes duodenal and what cause stomach ulcer? And how do they treat duodenal ulcer?

A. The duodenum is right after the stomach. They are both (as published a few years back) caused 90% of the time from a bacteria named helicobacter pylori. Hence the treatment for it is probably antibiotics. But I guess that should be your doctor’s call. Good luck!

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Hence an early diagnosis of disease through periodic screening in patients with T2DM is a crucial step towards preventing foot ulceration and reducing disease burden.
Considering the pathogenesis of gastric ulceration, cyclooxygenase pathways have been implicated since once suppressed, gastric ulceration would preferentially occur.
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The present study was conducted on 12 clinical cases of opthalmic affections in dogs diagnosed for superficial corneal ulceration.
Complications that can be caused due to a deep scrotal hemangioma include hemorrhage, consequences of the extension of the lesion to the anatomical structures of the lesser pelvis (rectum, bladder) such as rectal bleeding and hematuria [7] ulceration with infection, hemorrhage due to trauma [8], and the potential effect on the spermatogenic activity of the testicles.
Less is known about the risk factors for ulceration in individuals with a diagnosis of CKD who do not have DM, but the influence of vasculopathy is clear.
When the ability to perspire is impaired, temperature of the foot is raised and the risk is increased for infection, fissure development, and ulceration (Lazaro-Martinez et al.
The primary function of this study was to investigate and record the beliefs regarding foot ulceration held by leprosy patients at the Lalgadh Leprosy Services Centre (LLSC), a leprosy hospital located in the southern Terai region of Nepal close to the border of the Indian state Bihar.