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Pressure sore: A sore that develops due to excessive pressure placed upon that area of skin. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Pressure sore, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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A chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients)
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