Tag: Venous

  • Leg ulcers

    Leg ulcers

    The leg ulcer is a very common pathology associated with vascular disease (arterial or venous, usually). It is defined as a loss of chronic substance without spontaneous tendency to healing. The diagnosis of ulcer is the crux of the management, conditioning therapy. In this chapter, we distinguish the main types of ulcer from major clinical…

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Deep Vein Thrombosis

    * Phlebitis is deep vein thrombosis; in the lower limb, it is constantly occlusive. * Some medical causes cirrhosis (antithrombin III deficiency, protein C or S). Lupus (antiphospholipid syndrome, lupus anticoagulant) Behcet’s disease; hiatal hernia and uterine fibroids with bleeding Minimum => hypercoagulable state. * Placard sign: high temperature and pulse. * Diagnostic strategy: it…