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What diseases cause poor healing wounds (other than diabete)?
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Dr. David Hardin
Wound care
5 doctors agree
In brief: Many causes
Venous disease of the legs, severe infection rare (necrotising fasciitis, aids), auto immune (vasculitis, bullous pemphigoid, pyoderma gangrenosum), unrelieved pressure, arterial disease, poor protein intake, dialysis (calciphylaxis), lipodermatosclerosis, skin cancer, injected drug abuse (methamphetamine), and many less comon causes.

In brief: Many causes
Venous disease of the legs, severe infection rare (necrotising fasciitis, aids), auto immune (vasculitis, bullous pemphigoid, pyoderma gangrenosum), unrelieved pressure, arterial disease, poor protein intake, dialysis (calciphylaxis), lipodermatosclerosis, skin cancer, injected drug abuse (methamphetamine), and many less comon causes.
Dr. David Hardin
Dr. David Hardin
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Vascular insufficien
Vascular insufficiency causes a reduction of circulation to the skin and may result in non-healing wounds.

In brief: Vascular insufficien
Vascular insufficiency causes a reduction of circulation to the skin and may result in non-healing wounds.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Dr. Robert Carraway
Wound care
In brief: Ischemia, vascular d
Anemia, cancer, chemotherapy, corticosteroids, denervation, diabetes, collagen vascular disorders, r a rh arthritus, sle lupus, scleroderma, dermatomyositis, polyarteritis nodosum, infection, ischemia, obesity, poor nutrition, pressure, radiation, vasoconstrictive states, uremia, hypercalcemia.

In brief: Ischemia, vascular d
Anemia, cancer, chemotherapy, corticosteroids, denervation, diabetes, collagen vascular disorders, r a rh arthritus, sle lupus, scleroderma, dermatomyositis, polyarteritis nodosum, infection, ischemia, obesity, poor nutrition, pressure, radiation, vasoconstrictive states, uremia, hypercalcemia.
Dr. Robert Carraway
Dr. Robert Carraway
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