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Leg Ulcer MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Leg Ulcer
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.893.592
Unique ID
D007871
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007871
Annotation
if varicose, index instead under VARICOSE ULCER; FOOT ULCER is also available
Scope Note
Ulceration of the skin and underlying structures of the lower extremity. About 90% of the cases are due to venous insufficiency (VARICOSE ULCER), 5% to arterial disease, and the remaining 5% to other causes.
NLM Classification #
WE 850
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20
Leg Ulcer Preferred
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