What is the role of surgery in the treatment of the cutaneous manifestations of hepatitis C (Hep C)?

Updated: Apr 02, 2020
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Cryoglobulinemic vasculitis may produce nonhealing cutaneous ulcers, sometimes impetiginized and gangreneous. A combined approach with systemic and local therapy plus sharp ulcer debridement and suitable dressing and pain management may provide pivotal care. [90]


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