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Ulceration of the skin 

Ulceration of the skin
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Ulceration of the skin
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10.1093/med/9780199208388.003.30
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date: 18 October 2019

Introduction504

Causes of ulcers504

Ulcers are caused by complete loss of the epidermis, usually including some dermal loss. Partial loss is known as an erosion. There are many causes. ( see also page 187):

Epidermolysis bullosa: a group of inherited mechanobullous disorders leading to skin fragility with blistering and ulcers (...

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