Bed sores result from pressure on the skin,
typically in patients during hospital recovery or
whose mobility is limited in bed (e.g. paraplegics or quadraplegics).
They are also called "pressure sores" or the medical term "decubitus ulcer".
Researching symptoms of Bedsores: Further information about the symptoms of Bedsores is available including a list of symptoms of Bedsores, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Bedsores, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.
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Last revision: May 26, 2003
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