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1

What is a peptic ulcer?

General term for gastric and duodenal ulcer disease

2

What is a Curling's ulcer?

Gastric ulcer after burn injury

3

What is a Cushing's ulcer?

Peptic ulcer after neurologic insult

4

What is a Dieulafoy's ulcer?

Pinpoint gastric mucosal defect bleeding from underlying arterial vessel malformation

5

What is a Marjolin's ulcer?

Squamous cell carcinoma ulceration overlying chronic osteomyelitis or burn scar

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What is an aphthous ulcer?

GI tract ulcer seen in Crohn's disease

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What is a marginal ulcer?

Mucosal ulcer seen at a site of GI tract anastomosis

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What is a decubitus ulcer?

Skin or subcutaneous ulceration from pressure necrosis, classically on the buttocks or sacrum

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What is a venous stasis ulcer?

Skin ulceration on medial malleolus causes by venous stasis of a lower extremity

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What is a LE arterial insufficiency ulcer?

Skin ulcer usually located on the toes or feet