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3,940 Possible Causes for Leg Ulcer, Oral Contraceptive, Scleromalacia Perforans

  • Venous Thrombosis

    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] BACKGROUND: Combined oral contraceptives (COCs) containing various progestogens could be associated with differential risks for venous thromboembolism (VTE).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] “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
  • Porphyria Cutanea Tarda

    perforans.[nature.com] […] origin of the leg ulcerations in this young patient is not likely.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com] We report the case of a 37-year-old white woman who developed sporadic PCT after she took oral contraceptives for 10 years.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • May-Thurner Syndrome

    We report a 53-year-old female patient presenting with a refractory venous leg ulcer and unremarkable findings in the doppler Ultrasound venous mapping of the leg veins.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Furthermore, while a preponderance of left-sided DVT has been demonstrated in women during pregnancy and oral contraceptive use, patients are not typically screened for this[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CASE REPORT First published: 01 March 2017 ABSTRACT We report a 53‐year‐old female patient presenting with a refractory venous leg ulcer and unremarkable findings in the doppler[onlinelibrary.wiley.com]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • 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] Oral contraceptive pills and hormonal replacement therapy and thromboembolic disease.[dx.doi.org] A venous leg ulcer (a break in the skin below the knee that has not healed within 2 weeks).[nice.org.uk]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Anticardiolipin Antibody Syndrome

    Other features include: Splinter haemorrhage (one or more red or black streaks on a nail) Leg ulcers, both arterial and venous ulcers Superficial thrombophlebitis Blue toe[dermnetnz.org] We present a case of 26-year-old female who developed massive bilateral pulmonary emboli after being started on oral contraceptive pills.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You may see edema, claudication, blue-toe syndrome, necrotizing purpura, and leg ulcers that may be painful.[journals.lww.com]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • 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] These risk factors include the use of oral contraceptives, sitting in a window seat, advanced age, and pregnancy.[chestnet.org] Symptoms include leg pain, swelling, skin pigmentation and leg ulcers, leading to loss of mobility.[doi.org]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    In this paper, we present a Japanese woman with RA, who suffered from bilateral leg ulcers secondary to DC.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Major finding: The odds of ACPA-positive rheumatoid arthritis were 16% lower in women who had ever used oral contraceptives.[mdedge.com] Felty's syndrome (enlarged spleen and low white cell count); can present with an infection or leg ulcer. Amyloidosis (rare). Anaemia.[patient.info]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Diabetes Mellitus

    See Diabetic Foot, Leg Ulcers, Painful Foot. Frequent, recurrent and persistent infections.[patient.info] Low-dose estrogen-progestogen oral contraceptives may be used in women with prior histories of GDM, as long as no medical contraindications exist.[care.diabetesjournals.org] See Diabetic Foot , Leg Ulcers and Painful Foot . Frequent, recurrent and persistent infections.[patient.info]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Acne Vulgaris

    ulcers and general skin lesions.[positivehealth.com] To determine the effectiveness of combined oral contraceptives (COCs) for the treatment of facial acne compared to placebo or other active therapies.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MAL-PDT of venous leg ulcers, photo-aging and hypertrophic scars led to a marked remission in 3/5, 3/6 and 5/8 patients, respectively.[aetna.com]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum

    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] Overview What Are Leg Ulcers? What Are Leg Ulcers? Leg ulcers form when skin on your leg breaks open.[healthcare.utah.edu]

    Missing: Oral Contraceptive

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