ulcus cruris

ulcus cruris

An obsolete, nonspecific term for any ulcer of the leg, regardless of aetiology.
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Se usa externamente en forma de infusiones, tinturas y pomadas para el tratamiento de inflamaciones de la piel y mucosas, heridas o procesos de cicatrizacion torpida, contusiones, forunculos, eritemas, faringitis, dermatitis, ulcus cruris.
All this was replaced by the practitioner inspecting the sick person for diagnostic signs, which could, in turn, be expressed in the technical and often Latinate jargon of scientific medicine: cynanche, tussis, ulcus cruris (leg ulcer), and so forth.