Thursday, 24 September 2015

Ulcer Edges

Five common types of ulcer edge are seen in surgical practice.

i. Undermined edge-is mostly seen in tuberculosis.

ii. Punched out edge-is mostly seen in a gummatous ulcer or in a deep trophic ulcer.

iii. Sloping edge is seen mostly in healing traumatic or venous ulcer.

iv. Raised and pearly-white beaded edge-is a feature of rodent ulcer.

v. Rolled out (Everted) edge-is a characteristic feature of squamous cell carcinoma.

No comments:

Post a comment