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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Ischaemic ulcer requires antibiotics after culture and sensitivity.
Five (17%) patients had ischaemic ulcers and rest twenty-five (83%) patients had no evidence of ischaemia.
Both neuropathic and ischaemic ulcers are frequently complicated by infection.