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Varicose Ulcers

Varicose Ulcers


Varicose ulcers

Definition

A varicose ulcer, also called venous stasis ulcer, is a chronic open sore usually found on the lower leg above the ankle and usually in a person with a history of varicose veins. They may be single or multiple, unilateral or bilateral

They can be extremely painful and very difficult to heal. If not treated properly they will grow and get worse. .

 

Causes of varicose ulcer