Medical Dictionary

Hunner's ulcer

noun Hun·ner's ulcer \ˈhən-ərz-\

Medical Definition of Hunner's ulcer

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

Biographical Note for hunner's ulcer



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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