sloughing ulcer


sloughing ulcer
phagedenic u. (def. 1).

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  • Ulcer — An area of tissue erosion, for example, of the skin or lining of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Due to the erosion, an ulcer is concave. It is always depressed below the level of the surrounding tissue. Ulcers can have diverse causes. Ulcers on …   Medical dictionary

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  • phagedenic ulcer — 1. any of a group of conditions due to bacterial invasion of a cutaneous lesion or of the intact skin of a person with impaired resistance; it is characterized by necrotic ulceration and prominent tissue destruction. The group includes desert… …   Medical dictionary

  • tropical ulcer — Naga sore a skin disease prevalent in wet tropical regions. A large open sloughing sore usually develops at the site of a wound or abrasion. The ulcer, commonly located on the feet and legs, is often infected with spirochaetes and bacteria and… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • tropical ulcer — noun 1. : leishmaniasis of the skin compare oriental sore 2. : a chronic sloughing sore of unknown cause occurring usually on the legs and prevalent in wet tropical regions …   Useful english dictionary

  • Slough — Slough, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sloughed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sloughing}.] (Med.) To form a slough; to separate in the form of dead matter from the living tissues; often used with off, or away; as, a sloughing ulcer; the dead tissues slough off slowly …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sloughed — Slough Slough, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sloughed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sloughing}.] (Med.) To form a slough; to separate in the form of dead matter from the living tissues; often used with off, or away; as, a sloughing ulcer; the dead tissues slough off …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English