What are characteristics of ulcers due to venous insufficiency?

Updated: Oct 22, 2018
  • Author: Robert Weiss, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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A long-standing venous ulcer rarely converts to a basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma. The venous ulcer may develop collision lesions (eg, basal cell carcinoma and stasis ulceration) at the same site.


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