Hunner's ulcer


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Hunner's ulcer

[′hən·ərz ′əl·sər]
(medicine)
A chronic ulcer of the urinary bladder, frequently in association with interstitial cystitis. Also known as elusive ulcer.
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More importantly, the image of the Hunner's ulcer is difficult to distinguish from carcinoma in situ.
Cracks, scars, and Hunner's ulcers (star-shaped sores) in the bladder wall may bleed when the bladder is filled to capacity during a cystoscopy.
The data came during 1998-2002, with diagnoses of interstitial cystitis (IC) made by cystoscopy and bladder hydrodistention under anesthesia demonstrating diffuse glomerulations or Hunner's ulcers.