Venous ulcer

Specialty of Phlebology

Venous ulcers arise after a skin lesion produced in the long wall of a varicose vein venous blood stagnation or insufficient nutrition of the skin. The most common cause in adults is venous insufficiency usually affects the inside of the leg, while arterial ulcers often affect the external side. To prevent their occurrence is important taking preventive measures, especially those with a predisposition to dilated veins: make a careful foot care, maintain extreme cleanliness, ensuring good skin hydration ... The ulcer treatment once formed will depend upon the case, but will usually indicated reduce edema or swelling that cause and the pressure in the veins. Moreover, it should protect the area with a bandage to prevent infection, which should be treated with antibiotics.

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