Background and objective: The skin surface is important as a biological layer for homeostasis. Restoring the skin surface is therefore critical even if underlying structure can wait later reconstruction. Skin act as a barrier to fluid loss and provide important protection against invasion by micro-organisms. The main objective of the present study is to evaluate the co-morbid condition associated with different type of ulcers. Research design: The observational and clinical design was applied in the purpose of the present study. Method: total 100 patients who admitted in the department of surgery and plastic surgery ward were included in present study. Result: The hypertension was to be most common co-morbid condition, patients were affected in 23% to be associated with the diabetics and infective ulcers. Smoking is the most second co-morbid condition (17%) patients, with the associated of infective, venous and diabetic ulcers. Tobacco-chewing (11%) and alcoholism in (10%) the most common co-morbid condition associated with the traumatic ulcers. Conclusion: findings of our studywe are concluded that the hypertension, diabetes type 2, smoking, tobacco-chewing and alcoholism was most common co-morbid condition of ulcer.
Keywords: Co-morbid condition; Ulcers.
: Sarita Ajagallay