Where do nonhealing ulcers typically occur in venous insufficiency?

Updated: Sep 25, 2020
  • Author: Robert Weiss, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Nonhealing ulcers are often noted around the medial malleolus, where venous pressure is maximal because of the presence of large perforating veins. [1] Leg edema, resulting from damage done to capillary basement membranes by white blood cells (WBCs), may be reported.

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