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Martorell hypertensive ischemic leg ulcer: an underdiagnosed entity


Alavi, Afsaneh; Mayer, Dieter; Hafner, Jürg; Sibbald, R Gary (2012). Martorell hypertensive ischemic leg ulcer: an underdiagnosed entity. Advances in Skin & Wound Care, 25(12):563-573.

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Martorell hypertensive ischemic leg ulcer represents rapidly progressive and extremely painful ulcers that are frequently underdiagnosed. These occur most commonly on the lateral-dorsal calf and are associated with hypertension and diabetes. This article will synthesize a review of the literature for the accurate diagnosis and treatment of this painful debilitating condition.

Abstract

Martorell hypertensive ischemic leg ulcer represents rapidly progressive and extremely painful ulcers that are frequently underdiagnosed. These occur most commonly on the lateral-dorsal calf and are associated with hypertension and diabetes. This article will synthesize a review of the literature for the accurate diagnosis and treatment of this painful debilitating condition.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Dermatology Clinic
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:2012
Deposited On:29 Jan 2013 11:55
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 16:22
Publisher:Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
ISSN:1527-7941
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1097/01.ASW.0000423442.08531.fb
PubMed ID:23151767

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