EWMA 2020, 13-15 May

Name des Begriffes:

Arterial leg ulcer

Beschreibungen des Begriffes

A leg ulcer caused by arterial disease

This type of ulcer usually occurs on the foot or the lower part of the leg.

They can be small and sometimes deep and often quite painful. They are caused

when the arterial blood flow to the area is reduced and often among people who

have some form of heart disease.

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