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Bed sores: An ulceration due to an arterial occlusion or prolonged pressure. See detailed information below for a list of 2 causes of Bed sores, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Ulceration caused by prolonged pressure in patients permitted to lie too still for a long period of time; bony prominences of the body are the most frequently affected sites; ulcer is caused by ischemia of the underlying structures of the skin, fat, and muscles as a result of the sustained and constant pressure.
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