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New Indian Journal of Surgery

Volume  10, Issue 2, March-April 2019, Pages 201-204


Original Article

The Comorbid Condition of the Different Type of Ulcer Inpatient of Surgery and Plastic Surgery Department of Higher Center
Rajendra Ratre1, Sarita Ajagallay2
1,2Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Govt. Medical College, & Dr. BR Ambedkar Memorial Govt. Hospital, Raipur, Chhattisgarh 492001, India.
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DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.21088/nijs.0976.4747.10219.12


 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.

Corresponding Author : Sarita Ajagallay