Medical Definition of Ulcus hypostaticum

1. A chronic ulcer that appears in pressure areas in debilitated patients confined to bed or otherwise immobilised, due to a circulatory defect from the enhanced tissue pressure in high-contact areas, often occurring over a bony prominence (for example sacral decubitus). (27 Sep 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ulcus Hypostaticum

ulcerative pharyngitis
ulcerative stomatitis
ulceratory
ulcered
ulcering
ulcerogenic
ulceroglandular
ulceromembranous
ulceromembranous gingivitis
ulceromembranous pharyngitis
ulcerous
ulcers
ulcus
ulcus ambulans
ulcus cruris
ulcus hypostaticum (current term)
ulcus terebrans
ulcus venereum
uldazepam
ule
ulectomy
ulema
ulemas
ulemorrhagia
ulerythema
ulerythema sycosiforme
ules
uletomy

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