Medical Dictionary: Decubitus ulcer


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Decubitus ulcer: Medical name for "bedsores" (pressure sores)
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Decubitus ulcer: Another name for Bedsores.
Decubitus ulcer (condition): Skin ulcers from prolonged pressure
Decubitus ulcer (condition): 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".

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