"Leg Ulcer" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Ulceration of the skin and underlying structures of the lower extremity. About 90% of the cases are due to venous insufficiency (VARICOSE ULCER), 5% to arterial disease, and the remaining 5% to other causes.
- Leg Ulcer
- Leg Ulcers
- Ulcer, Leg
- Ulcers, Leg
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Leg Ulcer" by people in Profiles.
Does capture-recapture analysis provide more reliable estimates of the incidence and prevalence of leg ulcers in the community? Aust N Z J Public Health. 2002 Oct; 26(5):451-5.