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
(or 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).
Conditions list: The list of conditions in the Ulcer group includes:
- Genital ulcer
- Skin ulcers
- Mouth ulcers
- Foot ulcers
- Stomach ulcer
- Peptic ulcer
- Duodenal ulcer
- Varicose ulcers
- Rodent ulcers
Treatments for Ulcer: Various information is available about treatments available for Ulcer, or research treatments for other diseases.
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Last revision: June 23, 2003
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