Usage examples for ulceration

  1. Now and then, severe inflammation of the gums occurs, in which they become extremely swollen; and ulceration takes place of the gum just above where the tooth should come through, and even around some of those which have already appeared. – The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases by Charles West, M.D.
  2. The young lawyer looked straight before him, while the girl, swept on by her ignoble rage, displayed still more of the moral ulceration which had been injected into her young life. – Other Main-Travelled Roads by Hamlin Garland
  3. The caustic must not, therefore, be applied in these cases, until the inflammation has entirely subsided; but when there remains only a small superficial ulceration, the caustic may be passed lightly over the ulcerated surface to form an eschar which is to be defended by the gold- beater's skin; for the affection is then reduced to the state of a common superficial ulcer. – An Essay on the Application of the Lunar Caustic in the Cure of Certain Wounds and Ulcers by John Higginbottom
  4. The hospital mates unbandaged Spicer's leg, and took off the poultices, and I was horrified when I saw the state which his leg was in: one mass of ulceration from the middle of the thigh down to half- way below his knee, and his ankle and foot swelled twice their size, a similar inflammation extending up to his hip. – Poor Jack by Frederick Marryat
  5. I have already noticed a form of inflammation and ulceration of the gums sometimes met with during teething, but the sore- mouth of which I am now about to speak is often quite independent of that process; though it may sometimes be found associated with it, and is indeed rarely met with after five years of age. – The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases by Charles West, M.D.