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VENOUS ULCER CHARACTERISTICS

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VENOUS ULCER CHARACTERISTICS

1. Site - over medial leg.
2. Size - variable.
3. Shape - irregular.
4. Surface - pink base with granulation tissue.
5. Margin - sloping.
6. Surrounding - pale surrounding neo-epithelium, signs of venous insufficiency.
7. Skin - warm, oedema present.
8. A/W - DVT.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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