What is the incidence of venous ulcers requiring wound care?

Updated: Apr 24, 2020
  • Author: Brian J Daley, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCP, CNSC; Chief Editor: Zubin J Panthaki, MD, CM, FACS, FRCSC  more...
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Venous ulcers make up 70% of chronic lower extremity ulcers. [9] The incidence of venous ulcers in the United States is approximately 600,000 cases annually. The recurrence rate is up to 90%.


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