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Skin-nontumor / Clinical Dermatology

Other dermatoses

Chronic skin ulcer


Reviewer: Mowafak Hamodat, MB.CH.B, MSc., FRCPC, Eastern Health, St. Johns, Canada (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 20 July 2011, last major update July 2011
Copyright: (c) 2002-2011, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Description
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● Ulcers that don't heal within 12 weeks

Etiology
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● Keratinocytes from margins fail to move over the wound bed, although they do proliferate normally

Clinical images
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Chronic skin ulcer

Virtual slides
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Ulcer on amputation stump

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