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Venous Stasis Ulcer

A venous stasis ulceration is often a shallow, irregular, jagged-shaped wound of varying size that occurs on the inside of the ankles or lower legs. It is important that medical care be sought so that this may be differentiated from other types of ulcerations that occur, such as diabetic ulcerations and ischemic ulcerations. Venous insufficiency and venous …

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Wound Healing Tips

Healing a wound or ulceration can be a frustrating and challenging experience for both the patient and the treating physicians and surgeons. A comprehensive approach to healing often may incorporated a podiatrist, vascular surgeon, primary care physician and dietician and at times an infectious disease specialist. What are things you can do to help your …

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Skin Cancer

Squamous Cell Carcinoma This is the most common form of cancer in the feet. This particular skin cancer may appear as a scaly bump or plaque and may often appear inflamed and be painless or itchy. Because of its often skin-like growths, it may be confused with a callus, wart, fungal infection or ulceration. This …

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Plantar Warts

Plantar warts, also known as verruca plantaris, are caused by a virus that invades the skin. They tend to occur in pressure points, such as the ball of the foot or the heel area; however, they can occur in other parts of the foot. They are usually accompanied by thickened skin, which can make walking …

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