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Leg ulcers

Leg ulcers: Introduction

Leg ulcers: Ulcers or sores on the legs. See detailed information below for a list of 85 causes of Leg ulcers, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Leg ulcers:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Leg ulcers. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Leg ulcers: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Leg ulcers, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Leg ulcers Treatments

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Stories from Users for Leg ulcers

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Leg ulcers: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Leg ulcers may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Leg ulcers

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Leg ulcers: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Leg ulcers

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Organs affected by Leg ulcers:

The list of organs typically affected by Leg ulcers may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Leg ulcers

The list below shows some of the causes of Leg ulcers mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Leg ulcers?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Leg ulcers. Of the 85 causes of Leg ulcers that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 7 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 12 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 67 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Leg ulcers:

The following list of conditions have 'Leg ulcers' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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  • Lupus ... chronic leg ulcers




Conditions listing medical complications: Leg ulcers:

The following list of medical conditions have Leg ulcers or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.






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Causes of Leg ulcers Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Leg ulcers based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Leg ulcers?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Leg ulcers, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Leg ulcers:

    Medical Conditions associated with Leg ulcers:

    Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes)

    Symptoms related to Leg ulcers:

    Leg pain (214 causes), Skin ulcers, Skin rash (461 causes), Leg rash (15 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Venous insufficiency (8 causes), Varicose veins (65 causes), Blood clot (347 causes), Arterial insufficiency, Arteriosclerosis (13 causes), High blood pressure (398 causes), Metabolic disease (50 causes), Diabetes (212 causes), Gout

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Leg ulcers

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