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1,492 Possible Causes for Leg Ulcer

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    See Diabetic Foot, Leg Ulcers, Painful Foot. Frequent, recurrent and persistent infections.[patient.info] See Diabetic Foot , Leg Ulcers and Painful Foot . Frequent, recurrent and persistent infections.[patient.info]

  • Varicose Veins

    We present the case of a 58-year-old man who presented to our wound care centre with a 7 -month history of a progressive unilateral leg ulcer.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A venous leg ulcer (a break in the skin below the knee that has not healed within 2 weeks).[nice.org.uk] Cases were patients with varicose veins and venous leg ulcers. Controls included patients with varicose veins but without venous leg ulcers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Arteriosclerosis

    The management of the chronically ischemic leg with ulcer formation that is not suitable for either surgical or interventional treatment is still a matter of controversy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient had renal dysfunction and nephrotic syndrome with progressive skin ulcers in the left leg. The patient was diagnosed as ASO with LCDD.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You may experience leg or foot pain or you may develop a new ulcer or discoloration like what you experienced before the procedure. You should call your doctor.[sharecare.com]

  • Klinefelter Syndrome

    We present a man with refractory leg ulcers, bilateral varicosis of the lower extremities, and Buerger disease. Autoimmune work-up was negative.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A case of KFS with post acne scars and leg ulcers is presented, who responded well to testosterone replacement therapy with complete healing of the leg ulcers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cardiovascular congenital anomalies (SMR, 7.3; 95% CI, 2.4-17.1) and the development of thrombosis or leg ulcers (SMR, 7.9; 95% CI, 2.9-17.2) are also more frequent in these[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Systemic thrombolysis, although effective in reducing the risk of PTS and leg ulceration, is associated with a high risk of major bleeding, making it unsuitable for the vast[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms include leg pain, swelling, skin pigmentation and leg ulcers, leading to loss of mobility.[doi.org] Leg ulceration was reduced although the data were limited by small numbers (RR 0.48; 95% CI 0.12 to 1.88, P 0.29).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Skin Cancer

    […] for SCC in people of color include scars from thermal and chemical burns ( Copcu et al, 2003 ), chronic leg ulcers (King et al, 2008), and previous sites of radiation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Superficial BCC is typically found on the chest, back, arms, and legs. Learn More Close Ulcerated BCC Over time, the top layer skin may begin to break down.[skincancer.net] Tumors of the scalp, ala nasi, nasolabial fold, tragus, postauricular sulcus, free eyelid margin, upper lip vermillion border, and lower legs. Tumors near nerves.[cancer.gov]

  • Cellulitis

    However, they can lead to an infection if they get into a break in your skin, such as: a bruise, cut or graze an animal bite or insect bite a leg ulcer dry, cracked skin –[nidirect.gov.uk] ulcer dry, cracked skin – for example, because of eczema or athlete's foot In most cases the trigger for the infection is unknown.[nhsinform.scot] This break can be very small, such as from a scratch, insect bite or injection, or from another skin disease such as athlete’s foot, eczema or a leg ulcer.[bad.org.uk]

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin

    legs Size varies from a few millimetres to several centimetres in diameter.[dermnetnz.org] Non-sun-exposed sites Sites of chronic scarring Non-healed leg ulcers Anus Early squamous cell carcinoma appears as a small, pink to red, scaly spot.[skinsight.com] This type of squamous cell cancer can develop on: Scars, burns, and long-lasting ulcers The legs and body of workers exposed to poisons, harsh chemicals, and agents like tar[drugs.com]

  • Ischemic Ulcer

    Demonstrate knowledge of the pathogenesis of Martorell hypertensive ischemic leg ulcers (HYTILU) and differentiation of this ulcer from other causes of painful leg ulcers.[nursingcenter.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] 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]

  • Varicose Ulcer

    Find out how a venous leg ulcer is diagnosed What causes venous leg ulcers?[nhs.uk] leg ulcers.[nhsdirect.wales.nhs.uk] What causes leg ulcers? Leg ulcers are caused by two main problems in developed countries.[anzsvs.org.au]

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