A skin ulcer is a breakdown of the skin's surface and underlying tissues, often caused by prolonged pressure, infection, or poor circulation, leading to a loss of continuity in the epidermis and dermis, potentially extending into deeper layers such as subcutaneous tissue, muscle, and bone.
Ulceration of the skin and underlying structures of the lower extremity. About 90% of the cases are due to venous insufficiency (VARICOSE ULCER), 5% to arterial disease, and the remaining 5% to other causes.
A dinoflagellate with a life cycle that includes numerous flagellated, amoeboid, and encysted stages. Both the flagellated and amoeboid forms produce toxins which cause open wounds on fish. Pfiesteria piscicida feeds on tissue sloughed from these wounds, as well as on bacteria and algae. It is found in Atlantic estuaries of the United States.
Dressings comprised of a self-adhesive matrix to which hydrophilic absorbent particles are embedded. The particles consist of CELLULOSE derivatives; calcium ALGINATES; PECTINS; or GELS. The utility is based on providing a moist environment for WOUND HEALING.
The outer covering of the body that protects it from the environment. It is composed of the DERMIS and the EPIDERMIS.
Ulceration of the GASTRIC MUCOSA due to contact with GASTRIC JUICE. It is often associated with HELICOBACTER PYLORI infection or consumption of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS).
Death and putrefaction of tissue usually due to a loss of blood supply.
Ulcer that occurs in the regions of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT which come into contact with GASTRIC JUICE containing PEPSIN and GASTRIC ACID. It occurs when there are defects in the MUCOSA barrier. The common forms of peptic ulcers are associated with HELICOBACTER PYLORI and the consumption of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS).
Infections with unicellular organisms formerly members of the subkingdom Protozoa. The infections may be experimental or veterinary.
Diseases of freshwater, marine, hatchery or aquarium fish. This term includes diseases of both teleosts (true fish) and elasmobranchs (sharks, rays and skates).
Restoration of integrity to traumatized tissue.
An ulceration caused by prolonged pressure on the SKIN and TISSUES when one stays in one position for a long period of time, such as lying in bed. The bony areas of the body are the most frequently affected sites which become ischemic (ISCHEMIA) under sustained and constant pressure.
The pathological process occurring in cells that are dying from irreparable injuries. It is caused by the progressive, uncontrolled action of degradative ENZYMES, leading to MITOCHONDRIAL SWELLING, nuclear flocculation, and cell lysis. It is distinct it from APOPTOSIS, which is a normal, regulated cellular process.
Bleeding from a PEPTIC ULCER that can be located in any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT.
Penetration of a PEPTIC ULCER through the wall of DUODENUM or STOMACH allowing the leakage of luminal contents into the PERITONEAL CAVITY.
'Skin diseases' is a broad term for various conditions affecting the skin, including inflammatory disorders, infections, benign and malignant tumors, congenital abnormalities, and degenerative diseases, which can cause symptoms such as rashes, discoloration, eruptions, lesions, itching, or pain.
The process of aging due to changes in the structure and elasticity of the skin over time. It may be a part of physiological aging or it may be due to the effects of ultraviolet radiation, usually through exposure to sunlight.
Tumors or cancer of the SKIN.
A lesion in the skin and subcutaneous tissues due to infections by MYCOBACTERIUM ULCERANS. It was first reported in Uganda, Africa.

Treatment of cutaneous ulcers with benzoyl peroxide. (1/481)

Benzoyl peroxide, a powerful organic oxidizing agent, was applied topically according to a carefully developed technique to cutaneous ulcers of different types. The healing time was shortened greatly by the rapid development of healthy granulation tissue and the quick ingrowth of epithelium. Exceptionally large pressure ulcers with deep cavities, undercut edges and sinus tracts were sucessfully treated, as were stasis ulcers of long duration resistant to all other therapy. There were only 13 treatment failures among the 133 cases. The slow, sustained release of oxygen by benzoyl peroxide was though to be responsible for the success. The only complications were contact irritant dermatitis in 3% and contact allergic dermatitis in 2% of patients treated.  (+info)

Flank ulcer in a patient with primary antiphospholipid syndrome. (2/481)

A 32-year-old woman had a recurrent shallow ulcer on the flank. A biopsy specimen showed thromboses in the dermal vessels and she was found to have circulating antiphospholipid antibody with no associated systemic disease. A clean ulcer developed on the flank of a patient with primary antiphospholipid syndrome is considered to be a rarely encountered/unusual presentation of this syndrome.  (+info)

Implantable spinal cord stimulator to treat the ischemic manifestations of thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger's disease). (3/481)

Thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger's disease) is a segmental inflammatory vasculitis that involves the small-sized and medium-sized arteries, veins, and nerves. It is causally related to tobacco use. The diagnosis is usually made on the basis of the presence of distal arterial disease in individuals who smoke and in whom other disease entities have been excluded. The most effective treatment for Buerger's disease is smoking cessation. Without strict adherence to tobacco avoidance, disease progression is likely. Methods to control ischemic pain include medications, sympathectomy, or surgical revascularization. The effect of sympathectomy is unpredictable, and the chances of a successful revascularization procedure are rare because distal target vessels often are extensively diseased. Herein, we describe a patient whose condition did not respond to the usual conservative therapy but did respond dramatically to the implantation of a permanent spinal cord stimulator. Although these devices have been used for more than 20 years in various other peripheral arterial diseases, their use in Buerger's disease has been limited.  (+info)

Emergence of a unique group of necrotizing mycobacterial diseases. (4/481)

Although most diseases due to pathogenic mycobacteria are caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, several other mycobacterial diseases-caused by M. ulcerans (Buruli ulcer), M. marinum, and M. haemophilum-have begun to emerge. We review the emergence of diseases caused by these three pathogens in the United States and around the world in the last decade. We examine the pathophysiologic similarities of the diseases (all three cause necrotizing skin lesions) and common reservoirs of infection (stagnant or slow-flowing water). Examination of the histologic and pathogenic characteristics of these mycobacteria suggests differences in the modes of transmission and pathogenesis, though no singular mechanism for either characteristic has been definitively described for any of these mycobacteria.  (+info)

Emergence of related nontoxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae biotype mitis strains in Western Europe. (5/481)

We report on 17 isolates of Corynebacterium diphtheriae biotype mitis with related ribotypes from Switzerland, Germany, and France. Isolates came from skin and subcutaneous infections of injecting drug users, homeless persons, prisoners, and elderly orthopedic patients with joint prostheses or primary joint infections. Such isolates had only been observed in Switzerland.  (+info)

Unilateral gestational macromastia--an unusual presentation of a rare disorder. (6/481)

Macromastia (mammary gigantism) is an uncommon clinical entity. Macromastia occurring during pregnancy (gestational macromastia) is rare. A case of unilateral gestational macromastia is reported which required reduction mammoplasty. We documented hyperprolactinaemia in the patient. This case report is particularly interesting because, to our knowledge, no such case has previously been reported.  (+info)

Immune cells are required for cutaneous ulceration in a swine model of chancroid. (7/481)

Cutaneous lesions of the human sexually transmitted genital ulcer disease chancroid are characterized by the presence of intraepidermal pustules, keratinocyte cytopathology, and epidermal and dermal erosion. These lesions are replete with neutrophils, macrophages, and CD4(+) T cells and contain very low numbers of cells of Haemophilus ducreyi, the bacterial agent of chancroid. We examined lesion formation by H. ducreyi in a pig model by using cyclophosphamide (CPA)-induced immune cell deficiency to distinguish between host and bacterial contributions to chancroid ulcer formation. Histologic presentation of H. ducreyi-induced lesions in CPA-treated pigs differed from ulcers that developed in immune-competent animals in that pustules did not form and surface epithelia remained intact. However, these lesions had significant suprabasal keratinocyte cytotoxicity. These results demonstrate that the host immune response was required for chancroid ulceration, while bacterial products were at least partially responsible for the keratinocyte cytopathology associated with chancroid lesions in the pig. The low numbers of H. ducreyi present in lesions in humans and immune-competent pigs have prevented localization of these organisms within skin. However, H. ducreyi organisms were readily visualized in lesion biopsies from infected CPA-treated pigs by immunoelectron microscopy. These bacteria were extracellular and associated with necrotic host cells in the epidermis and dermis. The relative abundance of H. ducreyi in inoculated CPA-treated pig skin suggests control of bacterial replication by host immune cells during natural human infection.  (+info)

Comparative analysis of PCR versus culture for diagnosis of ulceroglandular tularemia. (8/481)

PCR and culture were comparatively evaluated for their abilities to demonstrate Francisella tularensis in wound specimens from tularemia patients during an outbreak in Sweden in 1998. For transport of the specimens used for PCR, a buffer solution containing a nuclease inhibitor was used, and for transport of the specimens used for culture, a commercial transport system was selected after experimental comparison of various systems. Of 40 patients with culture- and/or serology-verified ulceroglandular tularemia, PCR detected F. tularensis DNA in 30 (75%) patients, whereas culture detected bacterial growth in 25 (62%) patients. Compared to data from a previous study, the present inclusion of a nuclease inhibitor in the transport medium did not improve the sensitivity of the PCR, whereas the sensitivity of the culture procedure was significantly increased by selection of the system used for transport. Among eight patients with clinically suspected tularemia but with negative serology and culture, specimens from four patients showed detectable DNA. In three of these patients the diagnosis was verified by the demonstration of an F. tularensis-specific T-cell response in vitro. In conclusion, PCR was more sensitive than culture for demonstration of F. tularensis in wound specimens. Besides, we showed that tularemia may proceed without development of serum antibodies, and in these patients, PCR may be of special importance for verification of the diagnosis.  (+info)

A skin ulcer is a defined as a loss of continuity or disruption of the skin surface, often accompanied by inflammation and/or infection. These lesions can result from various causes including pressure, venous or arterial insufficiency, diabetes, and chronic dermatological conditions. Skin ulcers are typically characterized by their appearance, depth, location, and underlying cause. Common types of skin ulcers include pressure ulcers (also known as bedsores), venous leg ulcers, arterial ulcers, and diabetic foot ulcers. Proper evaluation, wound care, management of underlying conditions, and prevention strategies are crucial in the treatment of skin ulcers to promote healing and prevent complications.

A leg ulcer is a chronic wound that occurs on the lower extremities, typically on the inner or outer ankle. It's often caused by poor circulation, venous insufficiency, or diabetes. Leg ulcers can also result from injury, infection, or inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. These ulcers can be painful, and they may take a long time to heal, making them prone to infection. Proper diagnosis, treatment, and wound care are essential for healing leg ulcers and preventing complications.

"Pfiesteria piscicida" is a species of microscopic, potentially toxic algae (dinoflagellate) that can cause harmful impacts to marine life and humans. It was first identified in the late 1980s in estuarine waters along the Atlantic coast of the United States. This species has a complex life cycle involving several distinct morphological stages, including both free-living cells and colonies that attach to surfaces.

Pfiesteria piscicida is capable of producing potent toxins that can affect the central nervous system, skin, and gills of fish, leading to mass mortalities in affected areas. The algae can also negatively impact other marine organisms, such as zooplankton and shellfish. In humans, exposure to Pfiesteria piscicida or its toxins can cause a variety of health effects, including skin irritation, respiratory issues, and cognitive impairments. However, more research is needed to fully understand the potential human health impacts associated with this species.

It's important to note that Pfiesteria piscicida is not always toxic, and its toxicity seems to be related to specific environmental conditions and life cycle stages. Nonetheless, due to its potential for causing harm, it is closely monitored in areas where it has been found, and research continues to better understand its ecology, biology, and impacts on marine ecosystems and human health.

Hydrocolloid bandages are a type of dressing used in wound care. They consist of an outer waterproof layer and an inner hydrophilic layer made of materials such as gelatin, pectin, or carboxymethylcellulose. When the bandage comes into contact with moisture from the wound, it forms a gel that helps to maintain a moist environment, which can promote healing.

Hydrocolloid bandages are useful for managing a variety of wound types, including partial-thickness burns, pressure ulcers, and diabetic foot ulcers. They can help to protect the wound from external contaminants, reduce pain and discomfort, and provide sustained release of medications such as analgesics or antibiotics.

One advantage of hydrocolloid bandages is that they can be left in place for several days at a time, which can reduce the frequency of dressing changes and minimize trauma to the wound bed. However, it's important to monitor the wound regularly to ensure that it is healing properly and to check for signs of infection or other complications.

In medical terms, the skin is the largest organ of the human body. It consists of two main layers: the epidermis (outer layer) and dermis (inner layer), as well as accessory structures like hair follicles, sweat glands, and oil glands. The skin plays a crucial role in protecting us from external factors such as bacteria, viruses, and environmental hazards, while also regulating body temperature and enabling the sense of touch.

A stomach ulcer, also known as a gastric ulcer, is a sore that forms in the lining of the stomach. It's caused by a breakdown in the mucous layer that protects the stomach from digestive juices, allowing acid to come into contact with the stomach lining and cause an ulcer. The most common causes are bacterial infection (usually by Helicobacter pylori) and long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Stomach ulcers may cause symptoms such as abdominal pain, bloating, heartburn, and nausea. If left untreated, they can lead to more serious complications like internal bleeding, perforation, or obstruction.

A duodenal ulcer is a type of peptic ulcer that develops in the lining of the first part of the small intestine, called the duodenum. It is characterized by a break in the mucosal layer of the duodinal wall, leading to tissue damage and inflammation. Duodenal ulcers are often caused by an imbalance between digestive acid and mucus production, which can be exacerbated by factors such as bacterial infection (commonly with Helicobacter pylori), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use, smoking, and stress. Symptoms may include gnawing or burning abdominal pain, often occurring a few hours after meals or during the night, bloating, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, and weight loss. Complications can be severe, including bleeding, perforation, and obstruction of the duodenum. Diagnosis typically involves endoscopy, and treatment may include antibiotics (if H. pylori infection is present), acid-suppressing medications, lifestyle modifications, and potentially surgery in severe cases.

Gangrene is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when there is a loss of blood flow to a specific area of the body, resulting in tissue death. It can be caused by various factors such as bacterial infections, trauma, diabetes, vascular diseases, and smoking. The affected tissues may become discolored, swollen, and emit a foul odor due to the accumulation of bacteria and toxins.

Gangrene can be classified into two main types: dry gangrene and wet (or moist) gangrene. Dry gangrene develops slowly and is often associated with peripheral arterial disease, which reduces blood flow to the extremities. The affected area turns black and shriveled as it dries out. Wet gangrene, on the other hand, progresses rapidly due to bacterial infections that cause tissue breakdown and pus formation. This type of gangrene can spread quickly throughout the body, leading to severe complications such as sepsis and organ failure if left untreated.

Treatment for gangrene typically involves surgical removal of the dead tissue (debridement), antibiotics to control infections, and sometimes revascularization procedures to restore blood flow to the affected area. In severe cases where the infection has spread or the damage is irreversible, amputation of the affected limb may be necessary to prevent further complications and save the patient's life.

A peptic ulcer is a sore or erosion in the lining of your stomach and the first part of your small intestine (duodenum). The most common causes of peptic ulcers are bacterial infection and long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or naproxen.

The symptoms of a peptic ulcer include abdominal pain, often in the upper middle part of your abdomen, which can be dull, sharp, or burning and may come and go for several days or weeks. Other symptoms can include bloating, burping, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, and weight loss. Severe ulcers can cause bleeding in the digestive tract, which can lead to anemia, black stools, or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.

If left untreated, peptic ulcers can result in serious complications such as perforation (a hole through the wall of the stomach or duodenum), obstruction (blockage of the digestive tract), and bleeding. Treatment for peptic ulcers typically involves medications to reduce acid production, neutralize stomach acid, and kill the bacteria causing the infection. In severe cases, surgery may be required.

Protozoan infections in animals refer to diseases caused by the invasion and colonization of one or more protozoan species in an animal host's body. Protozoa are single-celled eukaryotic organisms that can exist as parasites and can be transmitted through various modes, such as direct contact with infected animals, contaminated food or water, vectors like insects, and fecal-oral route.

Examples of protozoan infections in animals include:

1. Coccidiosis: It is a common intestinal disease caused by several species of the genus Eimeria that affects various animals, including poultry, cattle, sheep, goats, and pets like cats and dogs. The parasites infect the epithelial cells lining the intestines, causing diarrhea, weight loss, dehydration, and sometimes death in severe cases.
2. Toxoplasmosis: It is a zoonotic disease caused by the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii that can infect various warm-blooded animals, including humans, livestock, and pets like cats. The parasite forms cysts in various tissues, such as muscles, brain, and eyes, causing mild to severe symptoms depending on the host's immune status.
3. Babesiosis: It is a tick-borne disease caused by several species of Babesia protozoa that affect various animals, including cattle, horses, dogs, and humans. The parasites infect red blood cells, causing anemia, fever, weakness, and sometimes death in severe cases.
4. Leishmaniasis: It is a vector-borne disease caused by several species of Leishmania protozoa that affect various animals, including dogs, cats, and humans. The parasites are transmitted through the bite of infected sandflies and can cause skin lesions, anemia, fever, weight loss, and sometimes death in severe cases.
5. Cryptosporidiosis: It is a waterborne disease caused by the protozoan Cryptosporidium parvum that affects various animals, including humans, livestock, and pets like dogs and cats. The parasites infect the epithelial cells lining the intestines, causing diarrhea, abdominal pain, and dehydration.

Prevention and control of these diseases rely on various measures, such as vaccination, chemoprophylaxis, vector control, and environmental management. Public awareness and education are also essential to prevent the transmission and spread of these diseases.

"Fish diseases" is a broad term that refers to various health conditions and infections affecting fish populations in aquaculture, ornamental fish tanks, or wild aquatic environments. These diseases can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, or environmental factors such as water quality, temperature, and stress.

Some common examples of fish diseases include:

1. Bacterial diseases: Examples include furunculosis (caused by Aeromonas salmonicida), columnaris disease (caused by Flavobacterium columnare), and enteric septicemia of catfish (caused by Edwardsiella ictaluri).

2. Viral diseases: Examples include infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (IPNV) in salmonids, viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV), and koi herpesvirus (KHV).

3. Fungal diseases: Examples include saprolegniasis (caused by Saprolegnia spp.) and cotton wool disease (caused by Aphanomyces spp.).

4. Parasitic diseases: Examples include ichthyophthirius multifiliis (Ich), costia, trichodina, and various worm infestations such as anchor worms (Lernaea spp.) and tapeworms (Diphyllobothrium spp.).

5. Environmental diseases: These are caused by poor water quality, temperature stress, or other environmental factors that weaken the fish's immune system and make them more susceptible to infections. Examples include osmoregulatory disorders, ammonia toxicity, and low dissolved oxygen levels.

It is essential to diagnose and treat fish diseases promptly to prevent their spread among fish populations and maintain healthy aquatic ecosystems. Preventative measures such as proper sanitation, water quality management, biosecurity practices, and vaccination can help reduce the risk of fish diseases in both farmed and ornamental fish settings.

Wound healing is a complex and dynamic process that occurs after tissue injury, aiming to restore the integrity and functionality of the damaged tissue. It involves a series of overlapping phases: hemostasis, inflammation, proliferation, and remodeling.

1. Hemostasis: This initial phase begins immediately after injury and involves the activation of the coagulation cascade to form a clot, which stabilizes the wound and prevents excessive blood loss.
2. Inflammation: Activated inflammatory cells, such as neutrophils and monocytes/macrophages, infiltrate the wound site to eliminate pathogens, remove debris, and release growth factors that promote healing. This phase typically lasts for 2-5 days post-injury.
3. Proliferation: In this phase, various cell types, including fibroblasts, endothelial cells, and keratinocytes, proliferate and migrate to the wound site to synthesize extracellular matrix (ECM) components, form new blood vessels (angiogenesis), and re-epithelialize the wounded area. This phase can last up to several weeks depending on the size and severity of the wound.
4. Remodeling: The final phase of wound healing involves the maturation and realignment of collagen fibers, leading to the restoration of tensile strength in the healed tissue. This process can continue for months to years after injury, although the tissue may never fully regain its original structure and function.

It is important to note that wound healing can be compromised by several factors, including age, nutrition, comorbidities (e.g., diabetes, vascular disease), and infection, which can result in delayed healing or non-healing chronic wounds.

A pressure ulcer, also known as a pressure injury or bedsore, is defined by the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP) as "localized damage to the skin and/or underlying soft tissue usually over a bony prominence or related to a medical or other device." The damage can be caused by intense and/or prolonged pressure or shear forces, or a combination of both. Pressure ulcers are staged based on their severity, ranging from an initial reddening of the skin (Stage 1) to full-thickness tissue loss that extends down to muscle and bone (Stage 4). Unstageable pressure ulcers are those in which the base of the wound is covered by yellow, tan, green or brown tissue and the extent of tissue damage is not visible. Suspected deep tissue injury (Suspected DTI) describes intact skin or non-blanchable redness of a localized area usually over a bony prominence due to pressure and/or shear. The area may be preceded by tissue that is painful, firm, mushy, boggy, warmer or cooler as compared to adjacent tissue.

Necrosis is the premature death of cells or tissues due to damage or injury, such as from infection, trauma, infarction (lack of blood supply), or toxic substances. It's a pathological process that results in the uncontrolled and passive degradation of cellular components, ultimately leading to the release of intracellular contents into the extracellular space. This can cause local inflammation and may lead to further tissue damage if not treated promptly.

There are different types of necrosis, including coagulative, liquefactive, caseous, fat, fibrinoid, and gangrenous necrosis, each with distinct histological features depending on the underlying cause and the affected tissues or organs.

Peptic ulcer hemorrhage is a medical condition characterized by bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract due to a peptic ulcer. Peptic ulcers are open sores that develop on the lining of the stomach, lower esophagus, or small intestine. They are usually caused by infection with the bacterium Helicobacter pylori or long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

When a peptic ulcer bleeds, it can cause symptoms such as vomiting blood or passing black, tarry stools. In severe cases, the bleeding can lead to shock, which is a life-threatening condition characterized by a rapid heartbeat, low blood pressure, and confusion. Peptic ulcer hemorrhage is a serious medical emergency that requires immediate treatment. Treatment may include medications to reduce stomach acid, antibiotics to eliminate H. pylori infection, and endoscopic procedures to stop the bleeding. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to repair the ulcer or remove damaged tissue.

Peptic ulcer perforation is a serious and sightful gastrointestinal complication characterized by the penetration or erosion of an acid-peptic ulcer through the full thickness of the stomach or duodenal wall, resulting in spillage of gastric or duodenal contents into the peritoneal cavity. This leads to chemical irritation and/or bacterial infection of the abdominal cavity, causing symptoms such as sudden severe abdominal pain, tenderness, rigidity, and potentially life-threatening sepsis if not promptly diagnosed and treated with surgical intervention, antibiotics, and supportive care.

Skin diseases, also known as dermatological conditions, refer to any medical condition that affects the skin, which is the largest organ of the human body. These diseases can affect the skin's function, appearance, or overall health. They can be caused by various factors, including genetics, infections, allergies, environmental factors, and aging.

Skin diseases can present in many different forms, such as rashes, blisters, sores, discolorations, growths, or changes in texture. Some common examples of skin diseases include acne, eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, fungal infections, viral infections, bacterial infections, and skin cancer.

The symptoms and severity of skin diseases can vary widely depending on the specific condition and individual factors. Some skin diseases are mild and can be treated with over-the-counter medications or topical creams, while others may require more intensive treatments such as prescription medications, light therapy, or even surgery.

It is important to seek medical attention if you experience any unusual or persistent changes in your skin, as some skin diseases can be serious or indicative of other underlying health conditions. A dermatologist is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases.

Skin aging, also known as cutaneous aging, is a complex and multifactorial process characterized by various visible changes in the skin's appearance and function. It can be divided into two main types: intrinsic (chronological or natural) aging and extrinsic (environmental) aging.

Intrinsic aging is a genetically determined and time-dependent process that results from internal factors such as cellular metabolism, hormonal changes, and genetic predisposition. The primary features of intrinsic aging include gradual thinning of the epidermis and dermis, decreased collagen and elastin production, reduced skin cell turnover, and impaired wound healing. Clinically, these changes present as fine wrinkles, dryness, loss of elasticity, and increased fragility of the skin.

Extrinsic aging, on the other hand, is caused by external factors such as ultraviolet (UV) radiation, pollution, smoking, alcohol consumption, and poor nutrition. Exposure to these environmental elements leads to oxidative stress, inflammation, and DNA damage, which accelerate the aging process. The main features of extrinsic aging are coarse wrinkles, pigmentary changes (e.g., age spots, melasma), irregular texture, skin laxity, and increased risk of developing skin cancers.

It is important to note that intrinsic and extrinsic aging processes often interact and contribute to the overall appearance of aged skin. A comprehensive approach to skincare should address both types of aging to maintain healthy and youthful-looking skin.

Skin neoplasms refer to abnormal growths or tumors in the skin that can be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant (cancerous). They result from uncontrolled multiplication of skin cells, which can form various types of lesions. These growths may appear as lumps, bumps, sores, patches, or discolored areas on the skin.

Benign skin neoplasms include conditions such as moles, warts, and seborrheic keratoses, while malignant skin neoplasms are primarily classified into melanoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and basal cell carcinoma. These three types of cancerous skin growths are collectively known as non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSCs). Melanoma is the most aggressive and dangerous form of skin cancer, while NMSCs tend to be less invasive but more common.

It's essential to monitor any changes in existing skin lesions or the appearance of new growths and consult a healthcare professional for proper evaluation and treatment if needed.

Buruli ulcer is a neglected tropical disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium ulcerans. It mainly affects the skin and occasionally the bones and joints. The infection typically begins with a painless nodule or papule that may progress to a large, painful ulcer with undermined edges if left untreated. In severe cases, it can lead to permanent disfigurement and disability. Buruli ulcer is primarily found in rural areas of West and Central Africa, but also occurs in other parts of the world including Australia, Asia, and South America. It is transmitted through contact with contaminated water or soil, although the exact mode of transmission is not fully understood. Early diagnosis and treatment with antibiotics can cure the disease and prevent complications.

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The layers of skin die and slough away leaving an ulcer. Since at least 1872, the blanket term necrotic arachnidism has been ... See Note). Skin wounds are common and infections will lead to necrotic wounds, thus many severe skin infections are attributed ... Skin grafting may ultimately be needed to cover this defect.[citation needed] It is suspected that most if not all species of ... Necrotic skin lesions and systemic loxoscelism are well described with this species. It can be transported by people, and ...
"Misdiagnosis of diabetic foot ulcer in patients with undiagnosed skin malignancies". International Wound Journal. 19 (4): 871- ...
The symptoms are widespread skin lesions and ulcers. Circular lesions can resemble cetacean pox, which is more common in ... "fresh water skin disease". Duignan, Pádraig J.; Stephens, Nahiid S.; Robb, Kate (15 December 2020). "Fresh water skin disease ... Fresh water skin disease (FWSD) is a disease of marine cetaceans in coastal and estuarine environments, caused when they are ... Plaques or ulcers have also been observed in the Chilean dolphin (Cephalorhynchus eutropia) in Patagonia, Guiana dolphins ( ...
Caimi G, Canino B, Lo Presti R, Urso C, Hopps E (2017). "Clinical conditions responsible for hyperviscosity and skin ulcers ... 2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.: 822 Grada A, Falanga V ( ... 2017). "Cryofibrinogenemia-Induced Cutaneous Ulcers: A Review and Diagnostic Criteria". American Journal of Clinical ...
Lower skin oxygenation is associated with impaired healing of wounds and a higher chance of infection. The ulcers may ooze pus ... "Opioid Epidemic Updates: "Frankenstein Opioids" and Xylazine-Induced Skin Ulcers". aafp.org. Retrieved 23 February 2023. ... Thus, chronic use of xylazine can progress the skin oxygenation deficit, leading to severe skin ulceration. ... Hypertension followed by hypotension, bradycardia, and respiratory depression lower tissue oxygenation in the skin. ...
Symptoms may include fever, skin ulcers, and enlarged lymph nodes. Occasionally, a form that results in pneumonia or a throat ... Hunters are at a higher risk for this disease because of the potential of inhaling the bacteria during the skinning process. It ... The bacteria can penetrate into the body through damaged skin, mucous membranes, and inhalation. Humans are most often infected ... Nonhuman mammals rarely develop the skin lesions seen in people. Subclinical infections are common, and animals often develop ...
University, © Stanford; Stanford; California 94305 (2015-01-23). "Skin patch could help heal, prevent diabetic ulcers, study ... Not only did the wounds in the mice heal more quickly, but the quality of the new skin was even better than the original. ... HIF1A also controls skin healing. Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine demonstrated that HIF1A activation ... April 2018). "Skin Rejuvenation through HIF-1α Modulation". Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 141 (4): 600e-607e. doi:10.1097 ...
Caimi G, Canino B, Lo Presti R, Urso C, Hopps E (2017). "Clinical conditions responsible for hyperviscosity and skin ulcers ...
Wykes, Sara (December 22, 2014). "Skin patch could help heal, prevent diabetic ulcers, study finds". biox.stanford.edu. ... he helped develop a safe and effective skin patch to deliver deferoxamine to aid in the healing of diabetes-related ulcers. ... During the COVID-19 pandemic, Gurtner and colleague Michael Longaker began searching for a way to heal the skin with marks of ...
... it is characterized by white necrotic plaques overlaying skin ulcers; formerly called: Flexibacter columnaris. Flavobacterium ...
It was used externally for skin conditions, ulcers and sores. The Magnesia and Iron Well remains open in season. The Twin Wells ...
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It has been observed to cause skin ulcer syndrome in juvenile cultivated sea cucumbers. Wang, Y-G; Fang, B; Zhang, C-Y; Rong, X ... "Etiology of skin ulcer syndrome in cultured juveniles of Apostichopus japonicus and analysis of reservoir of the pathogens". ...
They observed the progression as being characterized by skin ulceration followed by ulcer hemorrhaging. Not only that, there ...
The fruits are useful in jaundice, ulcers, pruritus and skin diseases. "Getonia Roxb. , Plants of the World Online , Kew ... They are useful in intestinal worms, colic, leprosy, malarial fever, dysentery, ulcers and vomiting. ...
Furthermore, skin allergies (including hotspots) and eye ulcers may develop spontaneously. Pekingese may also develop ... Regardless of coat color, the exposed skin of the muzzle, nose, lips and eye rims is black. Due to heavy shedding and to ...
There, he became ill again; being diagnosed with scurvy, skin ulcers, rheumatism, hemorrhoids and general fatigue. He would ...
Two layers of skin created from animal sources as a skin graft has been found to be useful in venous leg ulcers. Artificial ... The skin surrounding a venous ulcer may be edematous (swollen) and there may be evidence of varicose veins; the skin ... Venous ulcer is defined by the American Venous Forum as "a full-thickness defect of skin, most frequently in the ankle region, ... The main aim of the treatment is to create such an environment that allows skin to grow across an ulcer. In the majority of ...
Search terms included bioengineered skin, tissue-engineering skin, human-tissue graft, human-skin device, living-skin ... Bioengineered skin in diabetic foot ulcers Diabetes Obes Metab. 2010 Apr;12(4):307-15. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1326.2009.01164.x. ... Objective: Bioengineered skin (BS) has been shown to play an important role in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs). ... equivalent and diabetic foot, diabetic ulcer, diabetic wound. Analysis outcomes included complete wound closure, ...
ulcer of skin symptom/finding detailed information in Haz-Map database. ... Questions Is contact dermatitis work-related? Is eczema work-related? Are infections work-related? Are skin infections work- ... Injury to the top layers of the skin to produce a crater or open sore; ...
Marks M, Chi KH, Vahi V, Pillay A, Sokana O, Pavluck A, et al. Haemophilus ducreyi associated with skin ulcers among children, ... We tested samples from 995 suspicious skin ulcers by using DPP and PCR. The mean age of participants was 15.9 (SD ±14.1) years ... Rapid Serologic Test for Diagnosis of Yaws in Patients with Suspicious Skin Ulcers. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2023;29(8): ... Rapid Serologic Test for Diagnosis of Yaws in Patients with Suspicious Skin Ulcers On This Page ...
Skin ulcers represent a common complication of sickle cell disease, especially in homozygous forms, with multifactorial ... When we deal with a chronic ulcer, as it often happens in patients affected by hemoglobinopathies, the key-point is to make the ... Hereafter we report the case of a young woman with skin complications secondary to drepanocytosis, in which an interlinked ... clinical features of ulcer represent the best predictors suggesting the correct strategy to achieve a good final outcome. ...
Syndecan-1 and -4 and glypican expression in chronic ulcers differed from the staining in normal skin. Whereas the expression ... Syndecan-1 and -4 and glypican expression in chronic ulcers differed from the staining in normal skin. Whereas the expression ... Immunohistochemical studies on proteoglycan expression in normal skin and chronic ulcers. *Mark ... CD44, chronic ulcers, glypicans, perlecan, proteoglycans, syndecans. in British Journal of Dermatology. volume. 144. issue. 2. ...
Skin flukes (Gyrodactylus ) and gill flukes (Dactylogyrus ) and fish health. Skin and gill flukes are common fish parasites and ... Other signs may be skin cloudiness resulting from excess mucus production, skin hyperplasia, or focal reddening. A definite ... Skin fluke, Gyrodactylus, showing the array of hooks on its opisthohaptor. It uses these to cling to the fish and move around ... Although Gyrodactylus and Dactylogyrus are classed as skin and gill flukes respectively, they are not exclusive to these areas ...
An 81-year-old man presents to the dermatology clinic with bilateral nonhealing ulcers on his legs. He cut his left leg on a ... Cite this: A Man With Skin Ulcers After a Walk in the Woods - Medscape - Jul 28, 2023. ... who lives in Washington State presents to the dermatology clinic in the spring for evaluation of bilateral nonhealing ulcers on ...
What are pressure ulcers? Pressure ulcers are also known as pressure sores or bed sores. They are wounds to the skin and ... Pressure ulcer prevention The evidence suggests that fewer people may develop pressure ulcers when lying on a reactive, air- ... Pressure ulcers (also known as pressure injuries, pressure sores, decubitus ulcers and bed sores) are localised injuries to the ... Included studies have data on time to pressure ulcer incidence for two comparisons. When time to pressure ulcer incidence is ...
... protection wheelchair cushions for older nursing home residents reduce 6-month incidence of ischial tuberosity pressure ulcers ... Skin protection wheelchair cushions for older nursing home residents reduce 6-month incidence of ischial tuberosity pressure ... ulcers compared with segmented foam cushions Evid Based Nurs. 2011 Jul;14(3):79-80. doi: 10.1136/ebn1167. Epub 2011 Jun 6. ...
A brief review of scleroderma skin ulcers is presented, as well as a case study that demonstrates the effectiveness of ... Skin ulcers can be very painful and detrimental in patients with systemic sclerosis, or systemic scleroderma. ... to that associated with the oral agents and surgical interventions specifically designed to help heal scleroderma ulcers. ... becaplermin gel supplemented by oral immunosuppressive agents in the treatment of ulcers resulting from systemic sclerosis. The ...
... definition for skin ulcers in SSc to be used in clinical trials. Our aim was to develop a consensus definition for SSc-skin ... Methods: SLR for skin ulcer definitions was conducted using PubMed, Web of Science, and Cochrane library for articles published ... amputation, digital loss, gangrene, skin ulcers, systemic sclerosis. UCL classification:. UCL. UCL , Provost and Vice Provost ... Defining Skin Ulcers in Systemic Sclerosis: Systematic Literature Review and Proposed World Scleroderma Foundation (WSF) ...
Chronic ulceration of the skin due to venous stasis is a common problem. Standard treatments include pressure bandaging and ...
Treat skin disorders and stomach ulcers with calendula. 6/8/2011 - Calendula (or Marigold as it is most commonly known as) is ... Heal and Soothe Stomach Ulcers without Mainstream Drugs. 4/24/2010 - Stomach ulcers are small holes or sores in the ... Concepts related to Stomach ulcers. modern medicine technology phototherapy vibrational medicine medical science healing with ... The most common major symptom of an ulcer is a burning or gnawing feeling in the stomach area that lasts from half an hour up ...
An ischemic ulcer is a chronic wound that occurs due to a lack of flood flow to an area of the body, such as the lower legs or ... There are many types of skin ulcers, with different causes and treatments. In this article, we look at the symptoms of skin ... Venous and arterial ulcers are both types of ischemic ulcers, which describes ulcers that occur due to a lack of blood flow in ... The ulcers develop when the tissues of the skin do not receive enough oxygen and nutrients due to restricted blood flow. This ...
They are a type of peptic ulcer disease. Stomach ulcers occur when the thick layer of mucus that protects your stomach from ... Stomach ulcers are painful sores in the lining of the stomach. ... Learn about the four main types of skin ulcers, their causes, ... Stomach ulcers are a type of peptic ulcer disease. Peptic ulcers are any ulcers that affect both the stomach and small ... Types of Ulcers. Ulcers are open sores that can appear on any part of the body. Learn about the types of ulcers, causes, ...
If you have a stomach ulcer, you may feel a burning or sharp pain thats located in one spot, usually between your belly button ... Learn about the four main types of skin ulcers, their causes, and how best to treat them. ... A stomach ulcer, also called a peptic ulcer, is a sore that forms in the lining of your stomach or in the first part of your ... PPIs help heal ulcers by lowering the acid content in your stomach. It may take 4 to 8 weeks for PPIs to fully heal the ulcer. ...
Early assessment and prevention of pressure ulcers. Lee BY, ed. Chronic Ulcers of the Skin. New York: McGraw-Hill; 1985. 1-9. ... It can present as intact skin or an open ulcer and may be painful. It occurs as a result of intense or prolonged pressure or ... 1] Such injury can present either as intact skin or an open ulcer and may be painful. It results from intense or prolonged ... Guidelines for managing pressure ulcers with negative pressure wound therapy. Adv Skin Wound Care. 2004 Nov-Dec. 17 Suppl 2:1- ...
During a survey of yaws prevalence in the Solomon Islands, we collected samples from skin ulcers of 41 children. Using PCR, we ... "Haemophilus ducreyi Associated with Skin Ulcers among Children, Solomon Islands" 20, no. 10 (2014). Marks, Michael et al. " ... "Haemophilus ducreyi Associated with Skin Ulcers among Children, Solomon Islands" vol. 20, no. 10, 2014. Export RIS Citation ... 2014). Haemophilus ducreyi Associated with Skin Ulcers among Children, Solomon Islands. 20(10). Marks, Michael et al. " ...
Follow the links below to find WebMDs comprehensive coverage about how skin ulcers are caused, signs of a skin ulcer, skin ... A skin ulcer is an open wound on the skin. It could be caused by a health problem such as infection, pressure soreness, or vein ... venous skin ulcers). Treatments will depend on the cause of the ulcer. ...
Article video and Photos on Chronic ulcers Explore latest health updates, news, information from TheHealthSite.com ... New spray-on skin heals ulcers faster: Study. New spray-on skin heals ulcers faster: Study ... New spray-on skin heals ulcers faster: Study. New spray-on skin heals ulcers faster: Study ... Chronic Ulcers. Treatment Of Chronic Nonhealing Ulcers: How Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Works. Autologous platelet- ...
Ulcers form when the top layers of skin or tissue have been removed. They can occur in the mouth, stomach, and other parts of ... Ulcers form when the top layers of skin or tissue have been removed. They can occur in the mouth, stomach, and other parts of ... An ulcer is a crater-like sore on the skin or mucous membrane. ... An ulcer is a crater-like sore on the skin or mucous membrane. ... An ulcer is a crater-like sore on the skin or mucous membrane. Ulcers form when the top layers of skin or tissue have been ...
With a skin graft, the surgeon will take a partial ... Split thickness skin grafting is a technique that has been ... Skin grafting for foot ulcers is accomplished by taking healthy skin from other areas of the body and covering the ulcer with ... Split Thickness Skin Grafts. Diabetic Foot Ulcer Treatment , Skin Grafting in Diabetic Foot , Skin Grafting , Plastic Surgery ... Skin Grafting And Tissue Replacement Effective For Diabetic Foot Ulcers. How effective are skin grafting and tissue replacement ...
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  • Pressure ulcers are also known as pressure sores or bed sores. (cochrane.org)
  • 4/24/2010 - Stomach ulcers are small holes or sores in the gastrointestinal tract which affect millions of Americans every year. (naturalnews.com)
  • Stomach ulcers, which are also known as gastric ulcers, are painful sores in the stomach lining. (healthline.com)
  • Stomach ulcers are sores that develop in the lining of the stomach or duodenum, which is the first part of the small intestine. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • However, when these crucial pathways become too narrow, they struggle to circulate blood, ultimately causing skin tissue to break down and create pesky sores. (kbkhospitals.com)
  • Skin ulcers look like round, open sores. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Venous skin ulcers are shallow, open sores that develop in the skin of the lower leg as a result of poor blood circulation. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Decubitus ulcers, also called pressure sores or bedsores, occur as a result of constant pressure or friction on the skin. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Pressure ulcer is the other name of the bed sores. (beaudermaskincare.com)
  • Ulcers are open sores or breaks in the skin caused by infection, injury, burns or other health conditions. (ghc.health)
  • Skin ulcers are commonly referred to as open sores. (ghc.health)
  • He has also had occasional nausea and is concerned because the sores and minor skin cuts on his hands do not seem to heal. (cdc.gov)
  • They are wounds to the skin and underlying tissue caused by prolonged pressure or rubbing. (cochrane.org)
  • USA: Acellular fish skin graft promotes wound healing in patients with diabetic foot ulcers , finds a recent study published in the journal Wounds . (ulcertalk.com)
  • Due to this large patient population, diabetic wounds have become a growing problem and the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers creates a large financial burden in India annually. (ulcertalk.com)
  • People also use honey to speed up wound healing, including skin ulcers, burns, and wounds. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • High blood sugar slows the healing process, allowing untreated wounds to transform into dreaded skin ulcers. (kbkhospitals.com)
  • MEBO Wound Repair Aids Natural Healing of All Skin Wounds. (mangawhaipharmacy.co.nz)
  • MEBO Wound repair is a 100% natural ointment which aids the natural healing and repair of all skin wounds. (mangawhaipharmacy.co.nz)
  • In severe cases, ulcers can become deep wounds that extend through muscle tissue, leaving bones and joints exposed. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Neuropathic skin ulcers develop from smaller wounds, such as blisters or small cuts. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Initially treated as venous ulcers , the wounds were later correctly diagnosed as cutaneous disseminated sporotrichosis . (bvsalud.org)
  • Share your contact details to receive free updated sample copy/pages of the recently published edition of Skin Ulcers Anti Infectives Market Report 2023. (cognitivemarketresearch.com)
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  • The network of Buruli ulcer PCR laboratories (BU-LABNET) in the WHO African Region concluded its fifth annual meeting held at the esteemed Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research in Accra, Ghana on 23-25 October 2023. (africanpeace.org)
  • Ulcers are most often caused by either a bacterial infection or by taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). (healthline.com)
  • Antibiotics are the treatment of choice when a stomach ulcer is caused by an H. pylori bacterial infection. (healthline.com)
  • It could be caused by a health problem such as infection, pressure soreness, or vein problems (venous skin ulcers). (teach2reachpjtshop.com)
  • Ulcers can be caused by inflammation, trauma, or infection. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The nursing care plan for skin ulcers focuses on promoting wound healing, preventing infection, managing pain, and providing comprehensive care to improve the patient's overall well-being. (madeformedical.com)
  • Assess the color and temperature of the surrounding skin, looking for signs of inflammation, infection, or compromised circulation. (madeformedical.com)
  • Maintaining patients' skin integrity decreases hospital-acquired infection rates and reduces patients' length of stay. (quizanswered.com)
  • An infection with this bacteria can form large ulcers on the arms and legs. (medicationjunction.com)
  • A person can treat a skin ulcer at home if it is small and does not show signs of infection. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Treatments for mild ulcers focus on preventing infection. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Though the ulcer itself is not life-threatening, you should have a veterinarian examine your dog for underlying conditions, as skin ulcers are typically a sign of infection or disease. (wagwalking.com)
  • As part of this examination, the veterinarian may conduct blood tests, take cultures of any fluids to identify the infection, and perform a biopsy of the affected skin. (wagwalking.com)
  • Risk factors implicated in the development of diabetic foot ulcers are infection, older age, diabetic neuropathy, peripheral vascular disease, cigarette smoking, poor glycemic control, previous foot ulcerations or amputations, and ischemia of small and large blood vessels. (wikipedia.org)
  • People with diabetes should regularly examine their feet for any skin abnormalities such as ulcers or signs of infection. (who.int)
  • Buruli ulcer is a medical condition caused by the Mycobacterium ulcerans bacteria. (medicationjunction.com)
  • If left untreated, Buruli ulcer can result in permanent physical damage and disability. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Buruli ulcer (BU) is a neglected tropical skin disease caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans . (dovepress.com)
  • Large numbers of cases were reported from the Buruli County near the river Nile in Uganda in the early 1960s, 4 giving rise to the official designation Buruli ulcer (BU) for the disease. (dovepress.com)
  • Buruli ulcer (BU) is a chronic, necrotizing infectious skin disease caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans . (biomedcentral.com)
  • This meeting marked a pivotal milestone in the fight against Buruli ulcer and other skin-related neglected tropical diseases (skin NTDs) in the WHO African Region: the transition of the network from BU-LABNET to Skin NTD LABNET. (africanpeace.org)
  • Its primary goal is to enhance the diagnosis of Buruli ulcer using standardized polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing protocols and external quality assessment programmes. (africanpeace.org)
  • The event brought together over 70 participants from member laboratories, external skin disease experts, national NTD programme managers, officials from the Ghana Health Service and front-line health workers, as well as representatives from partner organizations - Anesvad, American Leprosy Missions and the Raoul Follereau Foundation - demonstrating the global collaborative effort in addressing Buruli ulcer and other skin NTDs. (africanpeace.org)
  • Throughout the 3-day meeting, participants discussed laboratory needs and challenges, harmonization of PCR to include skin NTDs other than Buruli ulcer (cutaneous leishmaniasis, leprosy, mycetoma and yaws) and collaborative research studies. (africanpeace.org)
  • Bioengineered skin (BS) has been shown to play an important role in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs). (nih.gov)
  • Skin grafts and tissue replacement products can help heal diabetic foot ulcers in some cases, and may also slightly reduce the numbers of future amputations. (ulcertalk.com)
  • Foot ulcers are common and can be hard to treat, but failure to heal them carries high risk for amputation and mortality. (ulcertalk.com)
  • This review showed skin grafts or tissue replacement moderately increased the healing rate of the most amenable diabetic foot ulcers in people with diabetes that is, in those who had sufficient blood flow in their feet. (ulcertalk.com)
  • Diabetic foot ulcers have a high repeat rate after healing.¹ The most well-known ulcer area is in the hallux.² Disease of the hallux requiring first beam removal have a high frequency of movement to a transmetatarsal or transtibial removal. (imedpub.com)
  • There are various surgeries performed to treat and forestall neuropathic foot ulcers in light of anatomic area of the ulcer. (imedpub.com)
  • Treatment of diabetic foot ulcers should include: blood sugar control, removal of dead tissue from the wound, wound dressings, and removing pressure from the wound through techniques such as total contact casting. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients were twice as likely to have a diabetic foot ulcer heal within eight weeks when they were treated with a tissue repair drug versus a placebo, according to new research accepted for publication in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).Foot ulcers are a common complication from diabetes than can lead to hospitalization and lower limb amputation. (cosmeticskindoctor.com)
  • A definite diagnosis can only be made via a skin scrape or gill biopsy. (fishdoc.co.uk)
  • Diagnosis and treatment will depend on your symptoms and the severity of your ulcer. (healthline.com)
  • Disseminated Sporotrichosis: An Important Differential Diagnosis for Venous Ulcers. (bvsalud.org)
  • Notably, BU-LABNET envisions expanding its molecular platform to include additional skin NTDs and laboratories, thereby optimizing cost-effectiveness and increasing access to quality-assured diagnosis. (africanpeace.org)
  • It's possible to have any type of skin lesion turn into a Chronic skin ulcer wound if left untreated over time. (kbkhospitals.com)
  • If left untreated, decubitus ulcers can cause damage to tendons, ligaments, and muscles tissue. (medicationjunction.com)
  • If these injuries are left untreated, they can turn into skin ulcers. (ghc.health)
  • Symptoms usually starts with nodules, plaques or oedema, and these lesions can evolve into massive skin ulcerations when detected late or left untreated. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Analysis outcomes included complete wound closure, complications, ulcer recurrence and adverse severe events (ASEs). (nih.gov)
  • Whereas the expression of syndecan-4 and glypican in intact skin was mostly in the pericellular regions of keratinocytes, the epidermal cells from the wound edge contained mostly intracellular PGs. (lu.se)
  • An ischemic ulcer is a chronic wound that occurs due to a lack of blood supply in an area of the body, such as the legs. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • An ischemic ulcer is a type of wound or sore that develops when the arteries do not deliver enough blood flow to a specific area. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • A skin ulcer is an open wound on the skin. (teach2reachpjtshop.com)
  • With a skin graft, the surgeon will take a partial thickness piece of skin and transplant it to the wound bed. (ulcertalk.com)
  • If successful, the skin graft will take and can lead to wound healing in as little as two weeks. (ulcertalk.com)
  • This review of the literature indicates that skin graft encourages wound healing by enabling the wound transition from chronic to acute stage of healing," wrote the authors. (ulcertalk.com)
  • A skin ulcer refers to a localized breakdown of the skin and underlying tissue, resulting in an open wound. (madeformedical.com)
  • The nursing care plan for skin ulcers aims to provide comprehensive wound care, manage associated symptoms, and prevent complications. (madeformedical.com)
  • Measure the dimensions of the ulcer, including length, width, and depth, using appropriate tools such as a wound ruler or probe. (madeformedical.com)
  • It can be used in homecare, nursing homes/facilities, hospitals and clinics for the fixation of non-adhesive wound dressings and can help prevent skin degradation and pressure points. (sumedinternational.com)
  • It's also known as a pressure ulcer, venous stasis ulcer, and leg or diabetic wound. (kbkhospitals.com)
  • A good blood flow is essential for effective transportation and wound healing of infected skin. (kbkhospitals.com)
  • A skin ulcer is an open wound that develops on the skin as a result of injury, poor circulation, or pressure. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Over time, the skin tissue will begin to disintegrate, forming a shallow wound. (medicationjunction.com)
  • A key feature of wound healing is stepwise repair of lost extracellular matrix (ECM) that forms the largest component of the dermal skin layer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Now Dr. Marie-Ange D. Tardieu, New York Plastic and cosmetic surgeon, skin specialist and a wound expert is proposing a new strategy. (skin-post.com)
  • Even in the absence of a coach or wound specialist, these frontliners i.e. nurses, CNAs, doctors and other care providers will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to recognize the signs of pressure ulcers early on, and take actions to prevent further damage. (skin-post.com)
  • By staying up to date on the latest developments in wound care, skin ambassadors, which are the entire clinical staff, can provide the best possible care to patients. (skin-post.com)
  • They can also provide patients with the latest technology and wound care products, as well as education about the importance of skin health. (skin-post.com)
  • Adv Skin Wound Care;33(9): 1-3, 2020 Sep. (bvsalud.org)
  • The NPUAP system consists of 4 main stages of ulceration but is not intended to imply that all pressure ulcers follow a standard progression from stage I to stage IV or that healing pressure ulcers follow a standard regression from stage IV to stage I to a healed wound. (medscape.com)
  • There are beds, mattresses and mattress toppers specifically designed for people at risk of pressure ulcers. (cochrane.org)
  • A number of symptoms are associated with stomach ulcers. (healthline.com)
  • Some home remedies, such as probiotics, may help relieve the pain and other symptoms associated with stomach ulcers. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • It contains powerful medicinal compounds that help heal cancer, but one of its best-known uses is as a natural remedy for stomach ulcers. (naturalnews.com)
  • This, in turn, can lead to the formation of painful ulcers that are slow to heal or may not heal at all. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • What treatments can help an ulcer heal? (healthline.com)
  • PPIs help heal ulcers by lowering the acid content in your stomach. (healthline.com)
  • It may take 4 to 8 weeks for PPIs to fully heal the ulcer. (healthline.com)
  • These ulcers can significantly impact an individual's quality of life, as they can be painful, slow to heal, and prone to complications. (madeformedical.com)
  • Ulcers can be difficult to heal and in serious instances, don't heal at all. (spartzvein.com)
  • Skin ulcers can take a very long time to heal. (medicationjunction.com)
  • In this article, you'll learn what causes pressure ulcers, how to determine who's most at risk for skin breakdown, what steps you can take to minimize the threat, and which treatments work best to heal a pressure ulcer. (nursingcenter.com)
  • Skin damage caused by concentrated hydrogen fluoride may take a long time to heal and may result in severe scarring. (cdc.gov)
  • The severity of the symptoms depends on the severity of the ulcer. (healthline.com)
  • Treatment for skin ulcers depends on the severity and the underlying cause of the ulcer. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Hereafter we report the case of a young woman with skin complications secondary to drepanocytosis, in which an interlinked reparative model consisting of surgery and advanced medications in addition to an adequate transfusional support, especially in earlier phases, has allowed to achieve clinical success after several years of care failure. (iasp-pain.org)
  • Without proper treatment, stomach ulcers can progress and lead to complications like internal bleeding and gastrointestinal perforation . (healthline.com)
  • Unfortunately, when pressure injuries or ulcers occur, they can lead to severe complications, including sepsis and death. (skin-post.com)
  • For example, if a person has diabetes, their treatment plan may include strategies to keep the ulcer clean and protected, medications to control blood sugar, and changes to their diet. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Obtain a detailed medical history, including the duration and progression of the ulcer, any previous treatment received, and underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, peripheral vascular disease, or immobility. (madeformedical.com)
  • A person with diabetes-associated neuropathy might not realize that they have an ulcer until it starts leaking fluid or becomes infected, in which case they may notice a distinct odor. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Diabetic foot ulcer is a major complication of diabetes mellitus, and probably the major component of the diabetic foot. (wikipedia.org)
  • Do beds, mattresses and mattress toppers with air-filled surfaces that apply constant pressure to the skin prevent pressure ulcers? (cochrane.org)
  • Another advantage of skin ambassadors is that they are mindful of the use of the latest technology and resources to prevent pressure ulcers. (skin-post.com)
  • Sumed Yathan Second Skin Heel Sleeve is a medical device for the protection of the elderly or fragile atrophic skin and aids in Heel Pressure Ulcer prevention. (sumedinternational.com)
  • Therefore, you must look for the ways for pressure ulcer prevention and its protection. (beaudermaskincare.com)
  • Arjo is inviting you to join Jacqui Fletcher - a senior nurse advisor and Robert Gannon - a nurse consultant as they discuss and dig deep into the clinical challenges of pressure ulcer/injury prevention and management during the COVID 19 pandemic with a specific emphasis placed on prone positioning procedures in the ICU. (arjo.com)
  • METHODS: Tissue sections from 11 patients with chronic venous ulcers were used in this study. (lu.se)
  • Flukes can cause lesions and tissue damage as well as producing side affects such as hyperplasia of both skin and gill epithelium and creating entry sites for secondary infections. (fishdoc.co.uk)
  • This test is used to look for ulcers, bleeding, and any tissue that looks abnormal. (healthline.com)
  • [ 1 ] According to the NPIAP, a pressure injury is localized damage to the skin and underlying soft tissue, usually over a bony prominence or related to a medical or other device. (medscape.com)
  • Ulcers form when the top layers of skin or tissue have been removed. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Complete ulcer healing at 6 to 16 weeks was 423 per 1,000 people using skin grafts or tissue replacement, significantly more than the 273 per 1,000 achieved in standard care. (ulcertalk.com)
  • Four trials directly comparing skin graft or tissue replacement products with one another found no specific type was more effective than another. (ulcertalk.com)
  • No trials reported significant differences in adverse events between skin graft or tissue replacement products compared to usual care, based on 16 trials. (ulcertalk.com)
  • No trials reported on quality of life or compared the cost benefits of skin grafts or tissue replacement compared with usual care. (ulcertalk.com)
  • Inspect the ulcer and surrounding skin, noting the size, shape, depth, and presence of any necrotic tissue or drainage. (madeformedical.com)
  • Any increase in pressure beyond this range can lead to poor circulation, tissue death, and eventually ulcer formation. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Skin biopsies were embedded in freezing tissue medium and quick frozen. (fupress.net)
  • These ulcers, also called bedsores, occur when a patient remains in the same position for a prolonged period, causing pressure on the skin and soft tissue. (skin-post.com)
  • This webinar will highlight how the prone position can be a risk to the patient and their skin integrity, specific tissue viability challenges whilst nursing the patient in the prone position and how clinical practices have adapted to protect skin integrity in a high at risk population. (arjo.com)
  • Soft tissue, muscle, and skin resist pressure to differing degrees. (medscape.com)
  • Such as arterial and neuropathic ulcers. (kbkhospitals.com)
  • On the other hand, neuropathic ulcers can numb the pain with their nerve-damaging, sensation-stealing powers. (kbkhospitals.com)
  • Reliability of the definition were tested in a second expert meeting, seven SSc experts evaluated 7 SSc pts with skin lesions twice. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • Skin ulcers are lesions that affect deeper layers of the skin and result when the upper layer is compromised. (wagwalking.com)
  • These flowers have been used for many years to treat conditions such as eczema, boils, abscesses and stomach ulcers. (naturalnews.com)
  • The most common major symptom of an ulcer is a burning or gnawing feeling in the stomach area that lasts from half an hour up to three hours. (naturalnews.com)
  • 7/13/2004 - It's a fascinating combination of phototherapy and medical science: LumeRX, a private firm, has developed technology that destroys the bacteria that cause stomach ulcers by using specific wavelengths of light. (naturalnews.com)
  • Stomach ulcers occur when digestive acids damage your stomach lining. (healthline.com)
  • What is a stomach ulcer? (healthline.com)
  • Stomach ulcers are a type of peptic ulcer disease. (healthline.com)
  • Peptic ulcers are any ulcers that affect both the stomach and small intestines. (healthline.com)
  • Stomach ulcers occur when the thick layer of mucus that protects your stomach from digestive juices is reduced. (healthline.com)
  • This allows the digestive acids to eat away at the tissues that line the stomach, causing an ulcer. (healthline.com)
  • Stomach ulcers may be easily cured, but they can become severe without proper treatment. (healthline.com)
  • Rarely, a condition known as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome can cause stomach and intestinal ulcers by increasing the body's production of acid. (healthline.com)
  • Talk with a doctor if you have any symptoms of a stomach ulcer. (healthline.com)
  • How are stomach ulcers diagnosed? (healthline.com)
  • To diagnose a stomach ulcer, your doctor will review your medical history along with your symptoms and any prescription or over-the-counter medications you're taking. (healthline.com)
  • If your stomach ulcer is the result of H. pylori , you'll need antibiotics and drugs called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) . (healthline.com)
  • Does a Stomach Ulcer Cause Pain? (healthline.com)
  • Pain is the most common symptom of a stomach ulcer. (healthline.com)
  • A stomach ulcer, also called a peptic ulcer, is a sore that forms in the lining of your stomach or in the first part of your small intestine (duodenum). (healthline.com)
  • People with stomach ulcers also note that their pain does not radiate. (healthline.com)
  • The pain caused by a stomach ulcer may last for just a few minutes or it may go on for hours. (healthline.com)
  • Besides localized pain, stomach ulcers can cause a number of other symptoms. (healthline.com)
  • Treatment for a stomach ulcer depends on the root cause. (healthline.com)
  • Once a stomach ulcer is diagnosed, your doctor will work with you to create a treatment plan. (healthline.com)
  • If you have a stomach ulcer, you may feel a burning or sharp pain in one spot, usually between your belly button and your breastbone. (healthline.com)
  • Stomach ulcers are also known as peptic ulcers , gastric ulcers, or duodenal ulcers. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Read about nine evidence-based methods to help relieve the pain from stomach ulcers. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • If a person has an ulcer, they may feel a burning sensation in their stomach. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • According to research , polyphenols can help with stomach ulcers. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Flavonoids protect the stomach lining from developing ulcers. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • A number of studies suggest that honey may have antimicrobial effects against H. pylori , suggesting it could be useful for treating stomach ulcers. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • A 2016 randomized controlled study in humans concluded that curcumin has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activities that may help prevent stomach ulcers when combined with standard treatment against H. pylori. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The main health problems seen in animals following ingestion of chromium(VI) compounds are irritation and ulcers in the stomach and small intestine and anemia. (cdc.gov)
  • Although there are several home remedies for ulcers , it's a good idea to see your doctor if you have symptoms of an ulcer. (healthline.com)
  • This syndrome is suspected to cause less than 1 percent of all peptic ulcers. (healthline.com)
  • Research suggests that unripe plantains may have a positive effect on peptic ulcers. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Assess the condition of periwound skin, looking for signs of maceration, excoriation, or irritation. (madeformedical.com)
  • Pain and irritation are the most common symptoms of skin ulcers. (kbkhospitals.com)
  • At first, a skin ulcer might look like mild skin irritation or a slightly discolored patch of skin. (medicationjunction.com)
  • A 35-year-old handyman has chronic skin ulcers and respiratory irritation. (cdc.gov)
  • Breathing high levels of chromium(VI) can cause irritation to the lining of the nose, nose ulcers, runny nose, and breathing problems, such as asthma, cough, shortness of breath, or wheezing. (cdc.gov)
  • Proton pump inhibitors (PPI) help with ulcers caused by H. pylori or those caused by NSAIDs. (healthline.com)
  • This fruit may also reduce acidity, which can help prevent and relieve symptoms of ulcers. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • When we deal with a chronic ulcer, as it often happens in patients affected by hemoglobinopathies, the key-point is to make the skin lesion healable and vital by reactivating blocked repair process. (iasp-pain.org)
  • They are the most common type of chronic ulcer on the legs. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Treatments will depend on the cause of the ulcer. (teach2reachpjtshop.com)
  • Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how skin ulcers are caused, signs of a skin ulcer, skin ulcer treatments, and much more. (teach2reachpjtshop.com)
  • Venous and arterial ulcers are both types of ischemic ulcers, which describes ulcers that occur due to a lack of blood flow in general. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • However, venous ulcers occur specifically due to problems with veins, while arterial ulcers occur due to problems with arteries. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The skin has an eerie chill with arterial ulcers, and nearby artery pulsations may vanish into thin air. (kbkhospitals.com)
  • Arterial ulcers occur when the arteries fail to deliver enough oxygen-rich blood to the lower limbs. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Arterial ulcers can form on the outside of the ankle, feet, and toes. (medicationjunction.com)
  • An ulcer is a crater-like sore on the skin or mucous membrane . (medlineplus.gov)
  • A Chronic skin ulcer is an open sore that arises on your infected skin for more than four to six weeks. (kbkhospitals.com)
  • Ulcer symptoms start as subtle discoloration but eventually become an open, round sore surrounded by a striking border. (kbkhospitals.com)
  • A skin ulcer is an open sore that does not close when it's no longer being injured. (ghc.health)
  • If your dog has an open sore, it is likely that he or she is suffering from a skin ulcer. (wagwalking.com)
  • The lower legs are also prone to swelling and pressure, which can further compromise blood flow and contribute to the development of ischemic ulcers. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • However, you can't forget venous and pressure ulcers, appearing shallow with swelling and peculiarly irregular edges. (kbkhospitals.com)
  • If the swelling is severe, it can put pressure on your skin, ultimately leading to ulcers. (ghc.health)
  • Allergic reactions consisting of severe redness and swelling of the skin have been noted. (cdc.gov)
  • CONCLUSIONS: The altered expression patterns of glypican and syndecan-1 and -4 in chronic ulcers reflect their possible roles during inflammation and cell proliferation. (lu.se)
  • Ulcers and associated inflammation were seen in the skin of mice treated with 100% unused MWFs and sacrificed at 6 weeks, but not in the recovery groups. (cdc.gov)
  • They range in severity and are usually minor injuries on the skin. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Many classification schemes have been developed to define the severity of pressure ulcers. (medscape.com)
  • If you have an actively bleeding ulcer, you'll likely be hospitalized for intensive treatment with endoscopy and IV ulcer medications. (healthline.com)
  • Here's how it helps in treatment of chronic nonhealing ulcers. (thehealthsite.com)
  • It can also help in the treatment of pressure ulcers. (sumedinternational.com)
  • We offer venous leg ulcer treatment services to help ease your pain, improving your quality of life. (spartzvein.com)
  • A healthcare provider will determine the treatment for a skin ulcer. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Appropriate treatment for pressure ulcers requires accurate initial evaluation and the ability to. (hpoe.org)
  • The Ulcer treatment from AquaPond Care effectively treats ulcers, bacterial gill disease and dropsy in a unique formula to specifically target these problems in pond fish. (fishkeeper.co.uk)
  • Treatment and prognosis varies depending on the source of the ulcer. (wagwalking.com)
  • The mean time to decide if the lesion is an ulcer was 7.4 sec. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • A skin ulcer is a deep lesion that can be caused by a variety of factors, ranging from bug bites to cancer. (wagwalking.com)
  • A skin ulcer is visible as a lesion that may be oozing or leaking. (wagwalking.com)
  • If you notice a lesion on your dog's skin, bring your dog in to a veterinarian for a thorough examination. (wagwalking.com)
  • This study was aimed at assessing the variations in skin histology in ulcers caused by chronic venous insufficiency of the lower extremities, upon photodynamic therapy (PDT). (fupress.net)
  • The connection between flukes and bacterial fish diseases such as ulcers is well established. (fishdoc.co.uk)
  • What is an ischemic ulcer? (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Where do ischemic ulcers occur? (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Ischemic ulcers most commonly affect the lower limbs, particularly the feet and toes. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • While ischemic ulcers are primarily a skin condition, they can also affect internal organs, such as the colon. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In contrast, ischemic ulcers are often symmetrical in shape with defined borders. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Diagnosing ischemic ulcers involves a physical exam to look for signs of ischemia, such as a lack of pulse or a bluish or pale appearance of the skin. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Even though discomfort may be mild, ulcers can worsen if they aren't treated. (healthline.com)
  • These may be mild when the ulcer starts and may get worse over time. (healthline.com)
  • Clinically, mild decrease in ulcer size and granulation at ulcer borders were observed. (fupress.net)
  • Chronic skin ulcers consistent with Mycobacterium ulcerans disease ( Figure 1 ) were first described in The Mengo Hospital Notes (Kampala, Uganda) in 1897 by the British physician Albert Cook. (dovepress.com)
  • They can affect any part of the skin and occur due to various reasons. (ghc.health)
  • Using a quaternary ammonium compound in conjunction with, but not at the same time as , salt baths can be useful, in both clearing the skin and gills of excess mucus and debris as well as soothing damaged tissues. (fishdoc.co.uk)
  • The ulcers develop when the tissues of the skin do not receive enough oxygen and nutrients due to restricted blood flow. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Without a steady supply of oxygen, the tissues die and an ulcer develops. (medicationjunction.com)
  • Skin tissues can withstand a maximum pressure of 30-32 millimeters of mercury . (medicationjunction.com)
  • Hydrogen fluoride goes easily and quickly through the skin and into the tissues in the body. (cdc.gov)
  • Ulcers can occur in response to a variety of ailments or conditions, such as injuries, burns, infections and even cancer. (ghc.health)