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Vol 1, No 2 (2002): Polish Palliative Medicine
Case reports
Published online: 2002-06-04
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The usage of gel with morphine in treatment of painful malignant ulcers. The description of the case

Marcin Wiśniewski, Michał Szpinda, Elżbieta Krakowiak-Sarnowska
Advances in Palliative Medicine 2002;1(2):89-92.

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Vol 1, No 2 (2002): Polish Palliative Medicine
Case reports
Published online: 2002-06-04

Abstract

Malignant ulceration is an important problem in care of terminal patients. One of the main problem reported by them is the pain which barely reacts to the pain treatment. In the review there has been presented the case of the patient who experienced receding pain ailments within skin ulceration of abdomen and crotch after applying gel with morphine. Systemic effects have not been observed during the treatment process. The mechanisms of peripheral opioid effects and potential usage of topical opioids have been discussed.

Abstract

Malignant ulceration is an important problem in care of terminal patients. One of the main problem reported by them is the pain which barely reacts to the pain treatment. In the review there has been presented the case of the patient who experienced receding pain ailments within skin ulceration of abdomen and crotch after applying gel with morphine. Systemic effects have not been observed during the treatment process. The mechanisms of peripheral opioid effects and potential usage of topical opioids have been discussed.
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Keywords

malignant ulcers; cancer pain; topical morphine

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Title

The usage of gel with morphine in treatment of painful malignant ulcers. The description of the case

Journal

Advances in Palliative Medicine

Issue

Vol 1, No 2 (2002): Polish Palliative Medicine

Pages

89-92

Published online

2002-06-04

Bibliographic record

Advances in Palliative Medicine 2002;1(2):89-92.

Keywords

malignant ulcers
cancer pain
topical morphine

Authors

Marcin Wiśniewski
Michał Szpinda
Elżbieta Krakowiak-Sarnowska

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