Disease Information for Ulcer, varicose

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cutaneous ulcer/Skin ulcer
Cutaneous ulcers/purulent base
Leg Ulcers in Elderly
Edema, lower extremity (leg) , unilateral
Foot Swelling
Thigh/Leg Swelling Unilateral Severe
Unilateral leg swelling
Foot Pain
Demographics & Risk Factors
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Lifestyle/Morbid obesity
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Decubitus ulcer/Bedsores
Thrombophlebitis, deep vein
Associated Disease & Complications
Cellulitis, leg/ankles
Stasis ulcer lower extremities
Leg ulcers
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Lower extremity involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Ulcer/Dermatologic disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology/Secondary bacterial lesion infection
Definition

Ulcer due to varicose veins. Chronic venous insufficiency in the deep veins of the legs leads to shunting the venous return into the superficial veins, in which pressure and flow rate, as well as oxygen content, are increased.

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