A 36-year-old male asked:
If leg ulcer is found on the front of the leg aprox 10 cm from knee cap, could it still be a veneous ulcer? unusual for my age? but what else?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Abrasion: Venous ulcers usually do not occur in the pretibial area. Is there a scab that could be from a contusion or abrasion? These may take days to weeks to fill in from below and fully heal. A vascular surgeon could be consulted if it isn't healing.
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Phlebology 40 years experience
Possibly: This is an unusual location but I have seen a few of these. Evaluation and treatment by a venous specialist would answer the question.
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Last updated Oct 7, 2017
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