About Careers Internship MedBlogs Contact us
Medindia LOGIN REGISTER
Advertisement

Buruli Ulcer - Glossary

Last Updated on Jun 18, 2015
Font : A-A+

Glossary

Necrosis: Death of cell or tissue in the body. Death can be due to lack of blood flow, infection, injury etc.

Endemic: Native to certain region or limited to certain region.

Granulation: Grainy appearance of the skin after healing of major wounds.

Contracture: Permanent shortening of a muscle or joint, usually as a result of scarring of tissue.
Advertisement

Debridment: Removal of dead and damaged tissues to enhance the healing of the healthy tissues around it.

Rehabilitation: Re-integration of a person into the society after he has suffered from a debilitating disease and has undergone treatment for the same. This can involve various procedures like physical therapy, occupational therapy, counseling, etc.

Citations   close

Please use one of the following formats to cite this article in your essay, paper or report:

  • APA

    Himabindu Venkatakrishnan. (2015, June 18). Buruli Ulcer - Glossary. Medindia. Retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.medindia.net/patients/patientinfo/buruli-ulcer-glossary.htm.

  • MLA

    Himabindu Venkatakrishnan. "Buruli Ulcer - Glossary". Medindia. May 19, 2022. <https://www.medindia.net/patients/patientinfo/buruli-ulcer-glossary.htm>.

  • Chicago

    Himabindu Venkatakrishnan. "Buruli Ulcer - Glossary". Medindia. https://www.medindia.net/patients/patientinfo/buruli-ulcer-glossary.htm. (accessed May 19, 2022).

  • Harvard

    Himabindu Venkatakrishnan. 2021. Buruli Ulcer - Glossary. Medindia, viewed May 19, 2022, https://www.medindia.net/patients/patientinfo/buruli-ulcer-glossary.htm.


Do you wish to consult a Dermatologist for your problem? Ask your question

Dr. Mariette
Dr. Mariette
MD
1 year experience
Venkateshwara med city , U turn before Redhills toll gate and hospital is on the left
Teleconsult Now View Profile
Dr. Sankalp Katara
Dr. Sankalp  Katara
MBBS, PGCC
3 years experience
Well baby and skin clinic , Prem Nagar, Jhotwara
Teleconsult Now View Profile
Dr. Sarita Tippannawar
Dr. Sarita Tippannawar
MBBS, DDVL
18 years experience
Teleconsult Now View Profile
Dr. Vijay Gupta
Dr. Vijay  Gupta
MD
9 years experience
SKINCITY, pilibhitbypass Road
Teleconsult Now View Profile
View All

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.

Advertisement
Health Topics A - Z
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z



    Advertisement
    What's New on Medindia
    Prevent Hacking of Medical Devices: FDA Sounds Alarm
    Black Water: Benefits and Uses
    World Hypertension Day 2022 - Measure Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer!
    View all
    Advertisement

    Medindia Newsletters Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!
    Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

    Most Popular on Medindia

    Calculate Ideal Weight for Infants Drug - Food Interactions Sanatogen Drug Interaction Checker Accident and Trauma Care Noscaphene (Noscapine) Hearing Loss Calculator Sinopril (2mg) (Lacidipine) Blood Donation - Recipients Post-Nasal Drip

    Disclaimer - All information and content on this site are for information and educational purposes only. The information should not be used for either diagnosis or treatment or both for any health related problem or disease. Always seek the advice of a qualified physician for medical diagnosis and treatment. Full Disclaimer

    © All Rights Reserved 1997 - 2022

    This site uses cookies to deliver our services. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Use