Chronic venous stasis ulcer

  • Essentials of Dx: chronic venous stasis ulcer
    • History of varicosities, thrombophlebitis, or postphlebitic syndrome.
    • Irregular ulceration, often on the medial lower legs above the malleolus.
    • Edema of the legs, varicosities, hyperpigmentation, red and scaly areas (stasis dermatitis), and scars from old ulcers support the diagnosis.
  • Reference from CMDT (61st Ed), Pg no: 157

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