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Fenwick-hunner ulcer

Fenwick-hunner ulcer --> hunners ulcer

a focal and often multiple lesion involving all layers of the bladder wall in chronic interstitial cystitis; the surface epithelium is destroyed by inflammation and the initially pale lesion cracks and bleeds with distention of the bladder.

Synonym: elusive ulcer, fenwick-hunner ulcer.


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