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Buruli ulcer disease  
decubitus ulcer  
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.
Dermatoosteolysis Kirghizian Type 
pyoderma gangrenosum +   
ulcer of lower limbs +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Bed Sore ;   Bed Sores ;   Bedsore ;   Bedsores ;   Decubitus (pressure) ulcer ;   Decubitus Ulcers ;   Decubitus ulcer any site ;   Decubitus ulcer, elbow ;   Decubitus ulcer, lower back ;   Decubitus ulcer, other site ;   Decubitus ulcer, upper back ;   Pressure Sore ;   Pressure Sores ;   Pressure Ulcer ;   Pressure Ulcers
Primary IDs: MESH:D003668 ;   RDO:0005314
Definition Sources: MESH:D003668, http://www2.merriam-webster.com/cgi-bin/mwmednlm?book=Medical&va=bedsore

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