Leu, H. J.
June 1963
Angiology;Jun1963, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p288
Academic Journal
A survey on the numerous conditions, which may be responsible for the development of a chronic leg ulcer, is given and the underlying physiopathology is discussed. A classification according to the etiology should facilitate the differential diagnosis. Certain uncommon types of ulcus cruris are recalled. Less frequent affections such as the tropical diseases and a few rare disorders, which may occasionally cause an ulcerative lesion, are mentioned, but are not discussed further. Some remarks about the therapy of choice of the more important types of leg ulcers are added.


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