varicose eczema


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var·i·cose ec·ze·ma

eczema occurring over areas in which the skin has been compromised by varicosities.

varicose eczema

pruritic, eczematous, scaly patches on skin of lower (medial one-third) leg, in association with chronic venous stasis, limb oedema and poor venous return; may predate venous ulcer formation
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The clinical appearance of varicose eczema and allergic contact dermatitis is similar, but the distribution and response to treatment provide useful diagnostic information.
The examination of the leg should include palpation of pulses and a search for the signs of venous hypertension, including varicose veins, hemosiderin pigmentation, varicose eczema, atrophie blanche, and lipodermatosclerosis.
There may also be uncomfortable itching - a condition known as varicose eczema is often to blame.
Twelve patients had extensive varicose eczema resulting from frequent changes of dressings containing local antibiotics and antiseptics [18].
Leg ulcers often develop when the circulation is compromised, often in areas where there is varicose eczema and varicose veins.
They say it might be varicose eczema or that the nerve endings may be damaged and are extra-sensitive.
A Try Dr Vogel's bioforce ointment for varicose eczema.