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What is ulcer ?

I was wanting to know what allcer is ?
Asked On : Sun, 19 Sep 2010
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
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Ulcer is breach in continuity of a surface lining. If it is in skin, it could be due to trauma, infection, malignancy, burns etc. If in stomach, agin benigh or malignant.
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Answered: Mon, 29 Aug 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Anand Babu M's  Response
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HI... Ulcer is break in the continuity of mucosa , skin or membrane... to look it will seem to be circular to oval shape , it has border, margin, floor, base... Depending on the margin ulcer is classified in to 5 types... for more details , you can study the Bailey and love short practice of surgery..
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