Sloughing ulcer

sloughing ulcer --> phagedenic ulcer

(Science: dermatology) A rapidly spreading ulcer attended by the formation of extensive sloughing.

Synonym: perambulating ulcer, sloughing ulcer, ulcus ambulans.

Origin: L. Phagedaena, Gr Phago, To eat.


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