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3,647 Possible Causes for Gangrene, Leg Ulcer, Scleromalacia Perforans

  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum

    We report a young female who presented with saddle-nose and bilateral cauliflower ear deformities along with pyoderma gangrenosum-like ulcers, digital gangrene and pulselessness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Corneal melting and scleromalacia perforans in a patient with pyoderma gangrenosum and acute myeloid leukemia. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers. 1998 Apr. 29(4):328-31. [Medline].[emedicine.com] What Are Leg Ulcers? Leg ulcers form when skin on your leg breaks open. These breaks or sores let air and bacteria travel into your skin’s tissue.[healthcare.utah.edu]

  • Arteriosclerosis

    BACKGROUND: Guillotine below-knee amputation (BKA) for wet gangrene is an unfortunate complication of poorly controlled diabetes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of right leg with ulceration of toe heel I70.434 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I70.434 Atherosclerosis of autologous vein bypass graft(s) of the right leg with ulceration of heel[icd10data.com] Arteriosclerosis obliterans resulted in serious lower extremity gangrene.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Pyoderma

    The name pyoderma gangrenosum is a misnomer; it has neither an infectious nor gangrenous etiology. Pyoderma gangrenosum is commonly associated with systemic disease.[aocd.org] Corneal melting and scleromalacia perforans in a patient with pyoderma gangrenosum and acute myeloid leukemia. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers. 1998 Apr. 29(4):328-31. [Medline].[emedicine.medscape.com] What Are Leg Ulcers? Leg ulcers form when skin on your leg breaks open. These breaks or sores let air and bacteria travel into your skin’s tissue.[healthcare.utah.edu]

  • Ischemic Ulcer

    Critical limb ischemia (CLI) is defined by the presence of ischemic rest pain, gangrene, or ischemic ulcers.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The majority of leg ulcers (75%) were due to vascular etiologies. 2 Although venous leg ulcers are the most common etiology for leg ulcers, the differential diagnoses are[journals.lww.com] Affected patients presents with imminent or actual tissue loss in form of ischemic ulcers or gangrene.[freethesaurus.com]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Thromboangiitis Obliterans

    Human disease Buerger's disease Presenile gangrene Presenile gangrene (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans NOS (disorder) Thromboangiitis[wikidata.org] An abnormal Allen test [ 7, 19 ] in a young smoker presenting with leg ulcerations is highly suggestive of TAO.[doi.org] Presenile gangrene (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans NOS (disorder) Thromboangiitis obliterans [Buerger's disease] Thromboangiitis[wikidata.org]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer

    Further Reading Gangrene - what is gangrene? Types of gangrene Causes of gangrene Diagnosis and treatment of gangrene[news-medical.net] Around one per cent of the Australian population suffers from leg ulcers (chronic venous leg ulceration).[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] Ulcers were characterized as early stage, osteomyelitis, or gangrene at presentation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Venous Thrombosis

    Although surgery may be required when venous gangrene of the intestine occurs, early diagnosis may allow successful conservative management with anticoagulation.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] This condition is characterized by pooling of blood, chronic leg swelling, increased pressure, increased pigmentation or discoloration of the skin, and leg ulcers known as[my.clevelandclinic.org] “This can result in swollen, discoloured and painful legs, and sometime leg ulcers, a condition called post thrombotic syndrome (PTS).” What causes varicose veins ?[express.co.uk]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Cryoglobulinemia

    The development of gangrene after elective digital surgery is a rare complication.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe a case of HCV-positive type I cryoglobulinemia with severe leg ulcers, not responsive to antiviral and immunosuppressive treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We describe a case of a 79-year-old woman with a non-cirrhotic hepatitis C virus infection presenting with weakness, arthralgias, purpuric rash with left leg ulcerative lesions[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

    Five SCI patients presented with lower extremity gangrene as the initial recognized manifestation of PVD at our institution between January 1992 and January 1994.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In nondiabetic patients, statistically significant differences in leg-ulcer healing were found between the treatment and placebo groups.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Such blockages are sometimes associated with non-healing leg wounds or ulcers, which in dire cases may threaten limb viability.[heart.ucla.edu]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa

    We will illustrate a challenging case of a patient with CPAN who developed gangrenous infarcts despite initial immunosuppressive treatment with high-dose steroids and azathioprine[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] [Necrotic leg ulcers induced by vitamin K antagonists: five cases]. Ann Dermatol Venereol. 2011 Oct. 138(10):657-63. [Medline].[medscape.com] Acalculous gangrenous cholecystitis may develop owing to arteritis involving the wall of the gallbladder.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans

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