Possible Causes for Leg Ulcer in USA

  • Malignant Neoplasm
    Leg Ulcer
  • Tuberculosis
    Leg Ulcer

    Tuberculosis is a multisystemic disease commonly affecting the lungs. TB presents initially as flu-like symptoms. As the disease progresses, it manifests itself with chronic cough with blood-tinged sputum, fever and night sweats. Patients also complain of weight loss, malaise, retrosternal pain and weakness. There may…[1]

  • Varicose Ulcer
    Leg Ulcer

    In Europe and Australia, incidence of leg ulcers in general has been estimated to be around 1% and the vast majority of leg ulcers results from functional impairment of veins … [2]

  • Venous Stasis Ulcer
    Leg Ulcer

    Leg ulcers are very common and are diagnosed clinically.[3]

  • Postphlebitic Syndrome
    Leg Ulcer

    Patients may develop leg ulcers and skin fibrosis, claim pain, swelling and paresthesias. … Leg ulcers are long-term complications of DVT and will not be observable in patients presenting with acute thromboembolism. … Both medical history and physical examination may, however, not allow for a clear distinction between DVT, CVI and PS if leg ulcers are not present.[4]

  • Buruli Ulcer
    Leg Ulcer

    Buruli ulcer is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans. The early stage of the infection is characterised by a painless nodule or area of swelling. This nodule can turn into an ulcer. The ulcer may be larger inside than at the surface of the skin, and can be surrounded by swelling. As the disease…[5]

  • Tropical Phagedenic Ulcer
    Leg Ulcer
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer
    Leg Ulcer

    Diabetic foot ulcers are painful sores appearing in the feet of people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Foot ulcers may appear long before they come in patient's notice. Elderly people may wrongly perceive signs and symptoms in lower limb as harbingers of senility and ignore a potentially correctable condition.…[6]

  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
    Leg Ulcer

    ulcers, if at all. … undesirable young children can tolerate this deficiency in terms of normal activity; rarely, but it can, however lead to increased cardiac output with cardiomegaly, and leg[7]

  • Sickle Cell Disease
    Leg Ulcer

    anemia Severe acute and/or chronic pain Increased susceptibility to infection Recurrent episodic vaso-obstructive crises Additional symptoms: Hand–foot syndrome Priapism Legulcers Acute chest syndrome Acute bone pain crises Splenic sequestration Aplastic anemia crises Growth retardation Central nervous system involvement Stroke Focal neurologic … [8]

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  1. Tuberculosis, Symptoma
  2. Varicose Ulcer, Symptoma
  3. Venous Stasis Ulcer, Symptoma
  4. Postphlebitic Syndrome, Symptoma
  5. Wikipedia: Buruli ulcer, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  6. Diabetic Foot Ulcer, Symptoma
  7. Hereditary Spherocytosis, Symptoma
  8. Sickle Cell Disease, Symptoma