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1. Ulcer
A sore, often deep, sometimes inflamed, which heals slowly or not at all. Stomach ulcers are caused by a bacterium called H. pylori

2. Ulcerative colitis
Ulcerative colitis is a form of inflammatory bowel disease that involves the mucosa of the colon . The common symptoms are bloody diarrhea and stomach cramps; patients usually have anemia and low serum albumin . Abdominal x-ray films show a dilated colon. The diagnosis is confirmed by biopsy of the mucosa.

3. Ulcerative lymphangitis
A disease of horses and cattle caused by bacteria in the genus Corynebacterium; it causes infection and swelling in the lymph nodes and ulceration of wounds (typically abrasions on the leg) that are the site of entry for the bacteria.

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