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Venous Leg Ulcer Resource Center

Abstract Chronic venous leg ulcers (VLUs) affect up to 1% of the adult population in the developed world and present a significant financial and resource burden to health care systems. Cadexomer iodine (CI) is an antimicrobial dressing…


Which step in the initial physical examination of the Venous Leg Ulcer is correct?

A. Location

B. Size, shape, and color

C. Related physical findings

D. All of the above


This study evaluates the clinical and cost effectiveness of a 2-layer compression system (2LBA; 3M Coban Two-Layer Compression System; 3M, St Paul, MN) compared with…
Case Report
A morbidly obese African American man in his late 60s presented to the emergency room with a 3-month history of swelling of both lower extremities and secondary changes…
Issue Content
When treating excessive lower extremity drainage due to edema, complete decongestive therapy can go a long way to resolve a “weepy leg.”
Original Research
The authors evaluate the efficacy and safety of 4% gumamela leaf extract ointment in the closure of VLUs among patients seen in a dermatology outpatient department in…
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