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Venous Ulcers: General Information
Chronic venous ulcers are the leading causes for nonhealing wounds in the lower extremities. The author discusses the Community and Environmental Assessment Process (CEAP) categories of venous disorders, causes of venous ulcers, risk factors, appearance of ulcers, past history, differential diagnosis, tests, treatment (medical and surgical), complications, and secondary prevention of a recurrent ulcer.
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