Ischemic arterial ulcer

  • The differential of Dx: ischemic arterial ulcer.
    • vasculitis,
    • pyoderma gangrenosum,
    • arterial ulcerations,
    • infection,
    • trauma,
    • skin cancer,
    • arachnid bites
    • sickle cell anemia.
  • When the diagnosis is in doubt: a punch biopsy from the border (not base) of the lesion may be helpful.
  • Reference from CMDT (61st Ed), Pg no: 158

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