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Pressure ulcer: pressure ulcer is an area of skin that breaks down when one stays in a position for too long without shifting weight. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Pressure ulcer, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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The following list of conditions have 'Pressure ulcer' 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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The following list of medical conditions have Pressure ulcer or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Pressure ulcer based
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Medical Conditions associated with Pressure ulcer:
Symptoms related to Pressure ulcer:
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