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2,025 Possible Causes for Leg Ulcer, Patient Appears Chronically Ill, 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] Corneal melting and scleromalacia perforans in a patient with pyoderma gangrenosum and acute myeloid leukemia. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers . 1998 Apr. 29(4):328-31.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • 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]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Patients with rheumatoid arthritis appear undernourished and chronically ill. Most are anemic because of the effect of the disease on blood-forming organs.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] In this paper, we present a Japanese woman with RA, who suffered from bilateral leg ulcers secondary to DC.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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
  • Rheumatoid Arteritis

    A 76-year-old male with a severely deforming rheumatoid arthritis, eosinophilia, polymyositis, and episcleritis developed a transient tonic pupil. The episcleritis, and a muscle biopsy revealing an occlusive arteritis with eosinophilia, suggest that a wide-spread rheumatoid arteritis caused a reversible ischemic insult to[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Amyloidosis

    Int J Surg Pathol. 2018 May;26(3):271-275. doi: 10.1177/1066896917735893. Epub 2017 Oct 11. Abstract Amyloidosis caused by deposition of leukocyte cell-derived chemotaxin-2 amyloidosis (ALECT2) is the most recently described form of systemic amyloidosis and has quickly emerged as a common and possibly underdiagnosed[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Carcinoma

    legs Size varies from a few millimetres to several centimetres in diameter.[dermnetnz.org] […] occupation or recreation Smoking Fair skin, blue eyes and blond or red hair Previous cutaneous injury, thermal burn , disease (eg cutaneous lupus , epidermolysis bullosa , leg[dermnetnz.org] […] occupation or recreation Smoking Fair skin, blue eyes and blond or red hair Previous cutaneous injury, thermal burn, disease (eg cutaneous lupus, epidermolysis bullosa, leg[dermnetnz.org]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Physical examination The patient appeared chronically ill, with facial swelling, mild scleral jaundice, lip cyanosis, engorgement of the jugular vein, and a reflux-positive[omicsonline.org] There may be an eczema-type rash on legs, which can be complicated by ulcers that do not heal ( venous leg ulcers ).[netdoctor.co.uk] We here report a case of Ebstein’s anomaly with refractory right-side heart failure and leg ulcers.[omicsonline.org]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Uncontrolled movement of legs (during sleep) Hair loss Symptoms of the conditions (associated with bleeding) that cause iron deficiency anemia include: Dark, tar-colored[nlm.nih.gov] […] whites of the eye Desire to eat ice or other non-food things ( pica ) Feeling lightheaded when you stand up Pale skin color Shortness of breath Sore or inflamed tongue Mouth ulcers[nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Diabetic Nephropathy

    Foot sores and cuts may silently become severely infected or turn into ulcers. Even minor foot sores that don't heal can turn into ulcers.[mayoclinic.org] Removal (amputation) of a toe, foot or even the lower leg may be necessary. Joint damage.[mayoclinic.org] Complications Diabetic neuropathy can cause a number of serious complications, including: Loss of a toe, foot or leg.[mayoclinic.org]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans
  • Anemia of Infection

    Treatment Leg ulcers can be treated with medicated creams and ointments. Leg ulcers can be painful, and patients can be given strong pain medicine.[cdc.gov] Adolescents and young adults more commonly develop leg ulcers, aseptic necrosis, and eye damage.[medicinenet.com] Leg ulcers occur in some chronic hemolytic states, such as sickle cell anemia.[aafp.org]

    Missing: Scleromalacia Perforans

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