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Chronic nonhealing ulcer of the lower limb with mixed arterio-venous pathology.
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PMID:  15866788     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chronic wounds in which arterial and venous pathology coexist are relatively uncommon. The authors report a case of a diabetic lady who presented with claudication pain and a chronic nonhealing lower extremity wound of more than 6 months. In these patients, it is mandatory to treat the arterial insufficiency first, and it is also important to avoid compression bandaging, which is advised for venous ulcers.
Authors:
K S Vijayaraghavan; M K Ayyappan; Shankar Ganesh; Kaushik Bhattacharya
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The international journal of lower extremity wounds     Volume:  3     ISSN:  1534-7346     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Low Extrem Wounds     Publication Date:  2004 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-05-03     Completed Date:  2005-05-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101128359     Medline TA:  Int J Low Extrem Wounds     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  47-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Vascular Surgery, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Deemed University, Chennai-600116, India.
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