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Decubitus Ulcer malady

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Summaries for Decubitus Ulcer

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MedlinePlus:33 Pressure sores are areas of damaged skin caused by staying in one position for too long. they commonly form where your bones are close to your skin, such as your ankles, back, elbows, heels and hips. you are at risk if you are bedridden, use a wheelchair, or are unable to change your position. pressure sores can cause serious infections, some of which are life-threatening. they can be a problem for people in nursing homes. you can prevent the sores by keeping skin clean and dry changing position every two hours using pillows and products that relieve pressure pressure sores have a variety of treatments. advanced sores are slow to heal, so early treatment is best.

MalaCards based summary: Decubitus Ulcer, also known as pressure ulcer, is related to spinal cord injury and meningitis. An important gene associated with Decubitus Ulcer is NHS (Nance-Horan syndrome (congenital cataracts and dental anomalies)). Affiliated tissues include skin, bone and spinal cord.

Disease Ontology:8 Decubitus ulcer is a chronic ulcer of skin where the ulcer is an ulceration of tissue deprived of adequate blood supply by prolonged pressure.

Wikipedia:65 Pressure ulcers, also known as decubitus ulcers or bedsores, are localized injuries to the skin and/or... more...

Aliases & Classifications for Decubitus Ulcer

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Decubitus Ulcer, Aliases & Descriptions:

Name: Decubitus Ulcer 8 10 62
Pressure Ulcer 8 44 62
Pressure Sores 8 33
Decubitus Ulcer, Lower Back 8
Decubitus Ulcer, Upper Back 8
 
Decubitus Ulcer, Other Site 8
Decubitus Ulcer Any Site 8
Decubitus Ulcer, Elbow 8
Decubitus Ulcer 8


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Related Diseases for Decubitus Ulcer

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Diseases related to decubitus ulcer

Symptoms for Decubitus Ulcer

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Drugs & Therapeutics for Decubitus Ulcer

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Anatomical Context for Decubitus Ulcer

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MalaCards organs/tissues related to Decubitus Ulcer:

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Skin, Bone, Spinal cord, Prostate

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Publications for Decubitus Ulcer

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Articles related to Decubitus Ulcer:

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idTitleAuthorsYear
1
The combination application of space filling and closed irrigation suction in reconstruction of sacral decubitus ulcer. (25216432)
2014
2
Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Marjolin's Ulcer) Arising in a Sacral Decubitus Ulcer Resulting in Humoral Hypercalcemia of Malignancy. (25197285)
2014
3
Cerebrospinal fluid leak masquerading as a decubitus ulcer in a patient with spina bifida. (24324852)
2013
4
Staphylococcus aureus mitral valve endocarditis due to heel decubitus ulcer. (22669924)
2012
5
Pressure sores and myiasis: flesh flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) complicating a decubitus ulcer. (21294953)
2011
6
Giant lipoma of posterior neck with bleeding decubitus ulcer: a rare entity. (21031074)
2010
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Management of a massive stage IV sacral decubitus ulcer with anterior flap hip disarticulation and myocutaneous gastrocnemius fillet flap in-continuity. (20806755)
2010
8
Perforated ischiogluteal bursitis mimicking a gluteal decubitus ulcer in patients with spinal cord injury: report of 2 cases. (20713843)
2010
9
Molecular characterization of group B streptococci with reduced penicillin susceptibility recurrently isolated from a sacral decubitus ulcer. (19837716)
2009
10
Successful treatment of chronic decubitus ulcer with 0.1% dirhamnolipid ointment. (18544299)
2008
11
Multidrug-resistant Enterococcus raffinosus from a decubitus ulcer: a case report. (18372268)
2008
12
The decubitus ulcer: many questions but few definitive answers. (17276207)
2007
13
Clindamycin-resistant Fusobacterium varium bacteremia and decubitus ulcer infection. (16082005)
2005
14
The influence of a change in medicare reimbursement on the effectiveness of stage III or greater decubitus ulcer home health nursing care. (16443958)
2005
15
Necrotizing soft tissue infection from decubitus ulcer after spinal cord injury. (15083007)
2004
16
Phenytoin-induced lymphocytic chemotaxis, angiogenesis and accelerated healing of decubitus ulcer in a patient with stroke. (15080024)
2004
17
Controversies about the decubitus ulcer. (15018012)
2004
18
Experimental study of decubitus ulcer formation in the rabbit ear lobe. (15150722)
2003
19
Decubitus ulcer standards and guidelines. (10568935)
1998
20
Efficacy of hydrocolloid occlusive dressing technique in decubitus ulcer treatment: a comparative study. (8826783)
1996
21
The infected decubitus ulcer. (2687181)
1989
22
Guidelines for evaluating decubitus ulcer research. (2751832)
1989
23
Unusual aspects of the decubitus ulcer. (3254235)
1988
24
Decubitus ulcer as a sign of hypothyroidism. (3399574)
1988
25
A model of quality assurance for decubitus ulcer monitoring. (3254241)
1988
26
The decubitus ulcer. Reflections of a decade of concern. (3429097)
1987
27
Recent findings on decubitus ulcer pathology: implications for care. (3510153)
1986
28
Decubitus ulcer warfare: product vs. process. (6562057)
1984
29
Bilobed latissimus dorsi flap for a decubitus ulcer. (6701221)
1984
30
Nutrition and the decubitus ulcer. (10260536)
1983
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A trial of a transparent adhesive dressing ("Op Site") in the treatment of decubitus ulcer. (6910389)
1981
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One stage repair of huge sacral decubitus ulcer with bilateral gluteus maximus myocutaneous islands flaps. (6165176)
1981
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16 steps to better decubitus ulcer care. (6911037)
1981
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Decubitus ulcer treatment. (6899705)
1980
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Practical nursing: decubitus ulcer. 2. (253340)
1979
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Skin oxygen tension as a function of imposed skin pressure: implication for decubitus ulcer formation. (447992)
1979
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Mechanisms of decubitus ulcer formation--an hypothesis. (634177)
1978
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Turnover island flap of gluteus maximus muscle for the repair of sacral decubitus ulcer. (4598941)
1974
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Early total ischiectomy with primary closure for decubitus ulcer. (4714785)
1973
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Decubitus ulcer management--a team approach. (4745691)
1973
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Surgery and rehabilitation in the management of decubitus ulcer. (6073255)
1967
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Bucket seat treatment for decubitus ulcer. (5220504)
1966
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DECUBITUS ULCER OF THE HEEL. REPORT OF TWO CASES REQUIRING PARTIAL RESECTION OF THE OS CALCIS. (14087937)
1963
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A preliminary report of a study of decubitus ulcer care. (13780901)
1961
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Repair of extensive decubitus ulcer of 31 years' duration. (13094546)
1953
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Decubitus ulcer in rheumatic fever treated with cortisone. (14861016)
1951
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The surgical repair of decubitus ulcer in paraplegics; further observations. (18119037)
1949
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Routine care of decubitus ulcer in paraplegia. (18118196)
1949
49
The Operative Treatment of Decubitus Ulcer. (17858729)
1946
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The operative treatment of decubitus ulcer. (21009339)
1946

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