ulcus cruris

ulcus cruris

An obsolete, nonspecific term for any ulcer of the leg, regardless of aetiology.
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Other reasons for the occurrence of chronic wounds include ulcus cruris or amputations, all of which are eligible for treatments with Sangui products.
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.