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Diseases » Lipodermatosclerosis » Glossary
 

Glossary for Lipodermatosclerosis

  • Circulatory system conditions: Medical conditions affecting the heart and the circulatory system.
  • Dark skin: Darkening of the skin as a symptom
  • Eczema: Eczema is a chronic skin condition characterized by skin inflammation and irritation. The severity of extent of the condition is highly variable. It may be caused by allergies, irritants or other factors such as stress.
  • Gravitational eczema: Gravitational eczema is a chronic skin condition that affects the lower legs and is caused by problems with the veins in the legs e.g. blood clots or varicose veins.
  • Limb conditions: Medical conditions affecting the upper or lower limbs.
  • Lower leg conditions: Conditions affecting the lower leg, such as the feet, shins, calf, etc.
  • Lower limb conditions: Any medical condition affecting the lower limbs, i.e. the legs, knees, feet, etc..
  • Rough skin: The appearance of rough skin
  • Skin conditions: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin pain: Pain affecting the skin.
  • Ulcer: A local defect in the mucosa
  • Varicose eczema: Varicose eczema is a chronic skin condition that involves the skin on or near varicose veins in the legs - usually the skin on the ankles are affected. Varicose veins occur when the valves in particular blood vessels malfunction and allow the blood to flow backwards. The condition is more likely to occur in people who are overweight.
  • Varicose veins: Enlarged blue veins, usually in the legs.

 

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