Ischaemic Ulcers

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Ischaemic Ulcer

Commonly lateral side of ankle, dorsum of foot and distal aspects of toes.

Clinical features:
Irregularly shape; painful; ‘Punched out’ appearance; usually dry with little or no exudate; usually shallow; not associated with hyperkeratosis; pulses absent; surrounding skin dry and atrophic

Management:
Pain relief
Topical debriding agents
Management of vascular disease

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