tropical ulcer
Aden ulcer A"den ul"cer [So named after Aden, a seaport in Southern Arabia, where it occurs.] (Med.) A disease endemic in various parts of tropical Asia, due to a specific micro["o]rganism which produces chronic ulcers on the limbs. It is often fatal. Called also {Cochin China ulcer}, {Persian ulcer}, {tropical ulcer}, etc. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] ||

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  • Tropical ulcer — jkljklal ulcer Classification and external resources ICD 10 L98.4 (ILDS L98.440) Tropical ulcer (also known as Aden ulcer, Jungle rot, Malabar ulcer, and Tropical phagedena )[1] is a lesi …   Wikipedia

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  • tropical ulcer — noun 1. : leishmaniasis of the skin compare oriental sore 2. : a chronic sloughing sore of unknown cause occurring usually on the legs and prevalent in wet tropical regions …   Useful english dictionary

  • Язва Тропическая (Tropical Ulcer), Язва Нага (Naga Sore) — кожное заболевание, часто встречающееся в регионах с влажным тропическим климатом. Оно характеризуется появлением большой открытой, покрытой струпьями язвы на месте недавно полученной раны или ссадины. Чаще всего язва образуется на ногах… …   Медицинские термины

  • Tropical disease — Tropical diseases are diseases that are prevalent in or unique to tropical and subtropical regions. The diseases are less prevalent in temperate climates, due in part to the occurrence of a cold season, which controls the insect population by… …   Wikipedia

  • Ulcer — An area of tissue erosion, for example, of the skin or lining of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Due to the erosion, an ulcer is concave. It is always depressed below the level of the surrounding tissue. Ulcers can have diverse causes. Ulcers on …   Medical dictionary

  • tropical phagedenic ulcer — a chronic, painful phagedenic ulcer usually seen on the lower limbs of persons in the tropics. The etiology is unknown but spirochetes, fusiform bacilli, and other bacteria are often present in the developing lesion. Protein and vitamin… …   Medical dictionary

  • Aden ulcer — A den ul cer [So named after Aden, a seaport in Southern Arabia, where it occurs.] (Med.) A disease endemic in various parts of tropical Asia, due to a specific micro[ o]rganism which produces chronic ulcers on the limbs. It is often fatal.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cochin China ulcer — Aden ulcer A den ul cer [So named after Aden, a seaport in Southern Arabia, where it occurs.] (Med.) A disease endemic in various parts of tropical Asia, due to a specific micro[ o]rganism which produces chronic ulcers on the limbs. It is often… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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