ischaemic ulcer

ischaemic ulcer

small, painful (unless patient is neuropathic) skin ulcer at tips of the toes or over bony prominences in patients with reduced peripheral arterial perfusion (e.g. peripheral arterial disease, Raynaud's disease, Buerger's disease); difficult to heal, due to poor tissue viability
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The results of two open-label studies of chronic wounds of multiple aetiologies - including venous, diabetic and ischaemic ulcers - showed that 87% of patients treated with PolyHeal achieved significant wound improvement after four weeks of treatment3.
Both neuropathic and ischaemic ulcers are frequently complicated by infection.