Definition and Classification of Ulcer
An ulcer is a break in the continuity of covering epithelium ,either skin or mucous membrane due to molecular/cell death.
PARTS OF ULCER:
- SLOPING EDGE- Red and seen in healing ulcer
- PUNCHED OUT EDGE- Seen in Syphilitic ,trophic ulcer
- UNDERMINED EDGE- Tuberculosis
- RAISED AND BEADED EDGE- Rodent ulcer
- EVERTED- Carcinomatous ulcer
CLASSIFICATION OF ULCER:
C U P
CLINICAL ULCER PATHOLOGICAL
M N S
MALIGNANT NONSPECIFIC SPECIFIC
NON -HEALING ULCER
B) NON -SPECIFIC ULCER
C) SPECIFIC ULCER
SEQUENTIAL MNEMONIC :
Cleopatra Sprinted on National Highway to reach Metric National School to write MCR test,she TICked V instead of ABCD as Commanded by Topper SAM.
If you can remember this sequence of event that happened then definitely you write the classification of ulcer.YES, i know its quite a long sequence to remember in sentence then here comes the visual mnemonic if you can capture all these images it would help you to remember this sequence.
TO REMEMBER CLINICAL CLASSIFICATION:
NH- Non-Healing ulcer
TO REMEMBER PATHOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION OF ULCER :
M N S - MALIGNANT ,NONSPECIFIC,SPECIFIC
UNDER MALIGNANT ULCER -:
- MCR can be remembered as brand name or even macrons.
- ABCD TIC V
- Topper Sam
Note:Use of same mnemonic and visual mnemonic in other website and youtube channel is strictly prohibited ,all rights reserved to stencildent .
Today we have seen definition of ulcer,parts to make it unforgettable I have created a sequential mnemonic as well as visual mnemonic ,I have put in so much time and effort to make it simple if you like it and it helped you do let me know in the comment section below.
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