DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF CHRONIC LEG ULCERS
- Leg ulceration part 1: aetiology and pathophysiology. Murray, Jacqueline // Nursing Standard;9/15/2004, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p45
In part one of this article, the underlying causes of chronic leg ulcers, professional issues and the anatomy and physiology of the lower limb are examined.
- How to measure success in treating chronic leg ulcers. Grey, Joseph E.; Leaper, David; Harding, Keith // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;5/2/2009, Vol. 338 Issue 7702, p1021
The authors reflect on the measurement of success in treatments that are used with chronic leg ulcers. They suggest that healing is not the only desirable outcome measure that is associated with chronic leg ulcers. They argue that instead of focusing on healing as the only measure of success, it...
- Epidemiology, etiology, and treatment of chronic leg ulcer: Experience with sixty patients. Rahman, G. A.; Adigun, I. A.; Fadeyi, A. // Annals of African Medicine;2010, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1
Background: Chronic leg ulcer (CLU) is reported to have an impact on virtually all aspects of life. Treatment is expensive and has large economic burden on many countries' health services. This presentation is to determine the impact, etiology, and presentation of CLU as well as the procedures...
- COCKETT'S OPERATION AND/OR POPLITEAL RESECTION IN THE TREATMENT OF LEG ULCERS. Bauer, Gunnar // Angiology;Feb1960 Part 1, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p5
The article focuses on Cockett's operation and popliteal resection in the treatment of leg ulcers. The etiology of the ulcers in each case was studied through a careful analysis of the history, phlebography and microscopic examination of resected parts of veins. Clinical examination of the 122...
- Several presentations of leg ulcers. Watkins, Jean // GP: General Practitioner;3/16/2007, p30
The article presents information about various forms of leg ulcers. Venous or gravitational ulcers may be triggered or aggravated by injury, DVT, surgery to the leg, hypertension, obesity, pregnancy and prolonged standing. Diabetic ulcers result from arteriosclerotic change and problems...
- Arterial ulcers: the importance of holistic care. Nazarko, Linda // British Journal of Healthcare Assistants;Oct2010, Vol. 4 Issue 10, p502
In the past healthcare often focused on a single patient problem. This approach often did patients a disservice because it did not deliver improvements in their wellbeing. In this case study, an 86-year-old smoker with arterial disease and a leg ulcer, did not feel much better when his chest...
- One patient, many possible diagnoses. Siberry, George K.; RAAB, CHRISTOPHER; WALTER, M. STEPHANIE; ITALIA, KATHRYN E. // Contemporary Pediatrics;Sep2008, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p43
This article discusses the differential diagnosis of leg pain. It notes that the diagnosis of leg pain included rheumatologic problems, orthopedic problems, infectious processes and malignancy. It reflects on the case of a boy whose pain was worsening even though he was completely...
- GASTRIC ULCER. Frankel, Albert; Kark, Allan E. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul1965, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p27
Provides information on gastric ulcer. Changes in the occurrence of gastric ulceration in site and sex ratio from 1800-1950; Difference of gastric ulcer from duodenal ulcer in terms of clinical patterns; Theories of the etiology of gastric ulcer; Treatment of gastric ulcer.
- Venous Insufficiency Not Only Cause of Leg Ulcers. Bowser, Andrew // Dermatology Times;Jul97, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p26
Reports that venous insufficiency is not the only cause of leg ulcers according to doctor Ammar Bazerbashi. Other cause of leg ulcers; Potential neoplastic causes of leg ulcers; How to diagnose a patient with leg ulcers.