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Pressure sore

Pressure sore: Introduction

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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Causes of Pressure sore:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Pressure sore. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Pressure sore: Symptom Checker

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Pressure sore Treatments

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Pressure sore: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Pressure sore

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Pressure sore: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Pressure sore

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Definitions of Pressure sore:

A chronic ulcer of the skin caused by prolonged pressure on it (as in bedridden patients)
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Pressure sore

The list below shows some of the causes of Pressure sore mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Pressure sore?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Pressure sore. Of the 4 causes of Pressure sore that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 4 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Pressure sore:

The following list of conditions have 'Pressure sore' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Classifications of Pressure sore:

Medical Conditions associated with Pressure sore:

Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin ulcer (38 causes), Skin lesion (422 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

Symptoms related to Pressure sore:

Skin ulcers, Skin blisters (426 causes), Skin rash (461 causes), Skin cancer (45 causes), Pyoderma gangrenosum, Ecythma gangrenosum, Herpes simplex

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pressure sore

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