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Arterial Ulcers

Overview

  • The presence of white, painful ulcers suggests a partial or complete arterial occlusion.
    • Look For

    • Deep, painful white ulcers with blanched surrounding tissue, affecting the toes, heels and bony prominences. These ulcers may become black with necrosis.
    • Causes of Arterial Ulcers

    • Atherosclerosis
    • Diabetes
    • Thromboangiitis
    • Vasculitis
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Associated Diseases
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Diabetes
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