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Hunner's ulcer

noun Hun·ner's ulcer \ ˈhən-ərz- \

medical Definition of Hunner's ulcer

: a painful ulcer affecting all layers of the bladder wall and usually associated with inflammation of the wall

Biographical Note for hunner's ulcer

  • Hunner, Guy Leroy (1868–1957), American gynecologist. For virtually all of his career Hunner was associated with Johns Hopkins. He made important studies of sterility. In a 1932 article on the treatment of interstitial cystitis he described the lesion now known as Hunner's ulcer.

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