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When younger people get venous leg ulcers they are caused by deep vein thrombosis? True?

8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: False

Not typically but they may be preceded by venous stasis dermatitis with darkish purple appearance of the skin typically located on the inner ankle skin area.

In brief: False

Not typically but they may be preceded by venous stasis dermatitis with darkish purple appearance of the skin typically located on the inner ankle skin area.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Douglas Joyce
Phlebology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

Chronic venous insufficiency causes venous leg ulcers.
An ultrasound exam can show the cause. Dhjoyce jvai.Com.

In brief: Maybe

Chronic venous insufficiency causes venous leg ulcers.
An ultrasound exam can show the cause. Dhjoyce jvai.Com.
Dr. Douglas Joyce
Dr. Douglas Joyce
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Leg ulcers

more often this is due to superficial venous disease with venous reflux and not deep system disease

In brief: Leg ulcers

more often this is due to superficial venous disease with venous reflux and not deep system disease
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possible

One of the causes of venous insufficiency is deep vein thrombosis.

In brief: Possible

One of the causes of venous insufficiency is deep vein thrombosis.
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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