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Ulcer: Introduction

An ulcer is any type of sore that occurs from the loss of skin and tissue on the surface of the skin, or on an internal membrane. Ulcers on the digestive tract membranes are called peptic ulcers (types include stomach ulcers or duodenal ulcers). Other common types of ulcers are mouth ulcers and genital ulcers. Large skin ulcers can become serious and cause severe open wounds such as in bedsores or foot ulcers (such as from poor leg circulation). ...more »

Symptoms of Ulcer

Wrongly Diagnosed with Ulcer?

Ulcer: Deaths

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Types of Ulcer

Causes of Ulcer

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Disease Topics Related To Ulcer

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Misdiagnosis and Ulcer

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Ulcer: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Ulcer: Animations

Research about Ulcer

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Clinical Trials for Ulcer

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Statistics for Ulcer

Ulcer: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Ulcer:

A circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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