Hunner ulcer

Hunner ulcer
an ulcer in the bladder, occurring in interstitial cystitis, and involving all the layers of the bladder wall; it appears as a small brown to red patch on the mucosa. It tends to heal superficially and is therefore often difficult to detect.

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