Glossary for Ulcers
Medical terms related to Ulcers or mentioned in this section include:
- Basal cell carcinoma: Basal cell carcinoma is a slow-growing form of skin cancer.
- Bed sores: An ulceration due to an arterial occlusion or prolonged pressure
- Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
- Bowen's disease: Intraepiderman form of squamous cell skin cancer cause by sun damage to skin.
- Burns: Injury from burns and scalds.
- Cutaneous necrotizing vasculitis: Inflammation and damage of the blood vessel walls that also affects the skin. The condition may occur on its own or as a result of an underlying condition.
- Decubitus ulcers: An ulceration due to an arterial occlusion or prolonged pressure
- Dermatomyositis: A muscle disease characterized by chronic muscle inflammation resulting in progressive muscle weakness and a characteristic rash.
- Diabetes-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of diabetes
- Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
- Energy symptoms: Symptoms related to levels of energy.
- Fatigue: Excessive tiredness or weakness.
- Genital sores: Skin sores in the genital regions.
- Genital ulcer: A defect of the epithelial or mucosal surface on the genitals
- Granuloma inguinale: Granulomous disease spread sexually.
- High blood pressure: Excessive blood pressure.
- Infection: Infections as a symptom.
- Kaposi's Sarcoma: Kaposi's sarcoma is a cancerous tumor of the connective tissue, and is often associated with AIDS.
- Klippel Trenaunay Weber syndrome: A rare genetic disorder characterized by benign skin growths made up of blood vessels, overgrowth of various limb tissues and varicose veins.
- Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome: A condition which occurs with arthritis and resembles the symptoms of general paresis.
- Leg ulcer: A deep break in the skin of the leg.
- Leukemia: Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells.
- Lymphoma: Any neoplastic disorder that occurs in lymphoid tissue
- Mucus membrane symptoms: Symptoms affecting the mucus membranes.
- Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
- Muscle weakness: Weakness of the muscles or loss of tone
- Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type II: A very rare inherited condition characterized mainly by the loss of all sensations such as pain, temperature and touch. The sensation impairment starts in the toes and fingers and spreads up the limbs with the trunk occasionally being affected. Injuries to the hands and feet are common as there is no pain associated with injury and the patient may be unaware that they even have an injury.
- Pemphigus: A rare group of autoimmune skin disorders where blisters or raw sores develop on the skin and mucous membranes. The bodies immune system destroys proteins the hold skin cells together resulting in blistering. The condition can be life-threatening if untreated.
- Peptic Ulcer: Ulcer on the lining of the stomach or duodenum
- Peripheral vascular disease: Disease of arteries supplying the legs or sometimes arms
- Pressure ulcer: pressure ulcer is an area of skin that breaks down when one stays in a position for too long without shifting weight
- Protein deficiency:
- Pyoderma Gangrenosum: A rare inflammatory skin disorder characterized by small red bumps or blisters which eventually become ulcerated.
- Rectal ulceration: An ulcer that forms within the rectum.
- Scleroderma: A rare, progressive connective tissue disorder involving thickening and hardening of the skin and connective tissue. There are a number of forms of scleroderma with some forms being systemic (involving internal organs).
- Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
- Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
- Sores: Sores affecting the skin.
- Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: Aggressive skin cancer arising due to sun exposure; lesions are locally invasive to surrounding tissues and may metastasise
- Syphilis: A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria (Treponema pallidum). The condition is often asymptomatic in the early stages but one or more sores may be present in the early stages. Untreated syphilis usually results in remission of visible symptoms but further severe damage may occur to internal organs and other body tissues which can result in death.
- Systemic lupus erythematosus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
- Vasculitis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation to blood vessels
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