Flashcards in Surgical Ulcers Deck (10):
What is a peptic ulcer?
General term for gastric and duodenal ulcer disease
What is a Curling's ulcer?
Gastric ulcer after burn injury
What is a Cushing's ulcer?
Peptic ulcer after neurologic insult
What is a Dieulafoy's ulcer?
Pinpoint gastric mucosal defect bleeding from underlying arterial vessel malformation
What is a Marjolin's ulcer?
Squamous cell carcinoma ulceration overlying chronic osteomyelitis or burn scar
What is an aphthous ulcer?
GI tract ulcer seen in Crohn's disease
What is a marginal ulcer?
Mucosal ulcer seen at a site of GI tract anastomosis
What is a decubitus ulcer?
Skin or subcutaneous ulceration from pressure necrosis, classically on the buttocks or sacrum
What is a venous stasis ulcer?
Skin ulceration on medial malleolus causes by venous stasis of a lower extremity