Anytime there is a small isolated of stasis changes, there is a focal area of reflux associated with these skin changes. This patient had as her etiology a refluxing branch from the lower GSV 10 cm above the ankle.
Here is a new classification. Secondary venous ulcers. Simply stated ulcers that mimic venous ulcers but lack the history. In our practice we see these not infrequently. These are non healing ulcers that occur after a biopsy in the lower extremity in a patient with venous insufficiency. The major difference is that there are no […]