Introduction: Ulcer


Ulcer: 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:

Misdiagnosis and Ulcer: Research more detailed information about misdiagnosis of Ulcer, or research misdiagnosis of other diseases

Treatments for Ulcer: Various information is available about treatments available for Ulcer, or research treatments for other diseases.

Statistics and Ulcer: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Ulcer, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

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Last revision: June 23, 2003

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